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.
Copyright 2014 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.