Illinois State University President Resigns

Published 03/22 2014 05:04PM

Updated 03/22 2014 05:06PM

BLOOMINGTON- Flanagan is being investigated by Illinois State University police after a former campus employee accused him of assault. He stepped down during a special board of trustees meeting Saturday. The resignation took effect immediately.

A statement on the University's website says Vice President for Student Affairs Larry Dietz was named to replace him.

The complaint filed against him, accuses Flanagan of assaulting a former employee while complaining about the care of the president's lawn.

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