Incidents at University of North Dakota

Total: 5


Incident 8699

Status: Resolved
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Social and Behavioral Sciences
Specific Discipline: Social Work
Outcome Year: 2020
Outcome Category: Resigned
Specific Outcome: "An Aug. 27 letter from Kenneth Flanagan, the chair of the university’s social work department, said the school intended to dismiss Hoffarth over her relationship with the student, who had graduated from UND with a bachelor’s degree earlier that month but was set to stay at the school to pursue a master’s degree. Hoffarth appealed to a university committee on Sept. 13, but ultimately signed a resignation agreement on Nov. 21 that, in effect, kept her on the school’s payroll through the end of June 2020."
Last updated: Mar 5, 2021 8:00 am

Incident 8438

Status: Resolved
Person: Kenneth Foltz
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Engineering
Specific Discipline: Aerospace Sciences
Outcome Year: 2019
Outcome Category: No Longer Employed (includes Fired and Contract Non-renewal)
Specific Outcome: "Foltz slapped the female colleague's backside not in a sexual manner but as a way to congratulate her for losing weight.

Emails also revealed that Foltz was reprimanded by the school for contacting the colleague after she reported the allegation. Foltz said the touching was not serious enough to be fired."
Last updated: Sep 18, 2019 10:07 am

Incident 8697

Status: Resolved
Person: Andrew Quinn
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Social and Behavioral Sciences
Specific Discipline: Social Work
Outcome Year: 2019
Outcome Category: Resigned
Specific Outcome: "On May 15, 2019, rather than finding Quinn responsible for violations of its TitleIX policies for his severe and pervasive harassment, stalking, and abuse of Ms. Houle, DefendantUND allowed him to voluntarily resign." [embedded case document]
Last updated: Mar 5, 2021 7:51 am

Incident 7795

Status: Resolved
Person: Robert Hill
Role: Administrator
Position: Dean
Discipline: Education
Specific Discipline:
Outcome Year: 2015
Outcome Category: Resigned
Specific Outcome: Resigned.
Last updated: May 28, 2019 1:14 pm

Incident 7794

Status: Resolved
Person: Richard Rose
Role: Faculty
Position: Professor
Discipline: Medicine and Health Sciences
Specific Discipline: Physiology
Outcome Year: 1990
Outcome Category: Monetary Settlement / Award, Resigned
Specific Outcome: Resigned and lawsuit settled.
Last updated: Jun 2, 2019 2:32 pm