Incidents at Montana State University

Total: 3

Incident 8257

Status: Resolved
Person: Hikmet Budak
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Physical Sciences and Mathematics, Bioscience
Specific Discipline: Bioscience
Outcome Year: 2019
Outcome Category: Resigned
Specific Outcome: Resigned after investigation into multiple allegations. For example: "Budak admitted having an affair with one young woman student, but told investigators he didn’t reveal it to his superiors, as required by MSU’s conflict of interest policy, because he was still married."
Last updated: Mar 29, 2021 1:41 pm

Incident 7445

Status: Resolved
Person: Todd Feeley
Role: Faculty
Position: Associate Professor
Discipline: Physical Sciences and Mathematics, Geoscience
Specific Discipline: Geoscience
Outcome Year: 2015
Outcome Category: Suspended / Leave / Restrictions
Specific Outcome: Barred from contacting accusers/medical leave. Killed himself after finding of Title IX violation.
Last updated: Jun 2, 2019 7:07 am

Incident 7444

Status: Resolved
Role: Faculty
Position: Orchestra Conductor
Discipline: Arts and Humanities, Music
Specific Discipline: Music
Outcome Year: 2011
Outcome Category: Monetary Settlement / Award, Resigned
Specific Outcome: Suspended, then resigned. University settled lawsuit for $175,000 in Nov 2018
Last updated: May 31, 2019 7:56 pm