Northwestern journalism prof resigns after investigation
EVANSTON, In poor health. – A Northwestern College journalism professor has resigned after being accused of misconduct through former scholars and workers.
Alec Klein stated in an electronic mail that he voluntarily resigned, efficient Friday, “as a result of I consider it’s in the most productive pursuits of all concerned as I pursue different endeavors.”
Klein in February took a go away of absence from educating investigative journalism and directing the Medill Justice Challenge whilst the college investigated misconduct fees raised through 8 former scholars and two former Justice Challenge workers courting to 2011.
Klein denied the accusations, announcing lots of the claims got here from a “disgruntled former worker.”
A school spokesman says it concluded its investigation in June however declined to touch upon its findings.
Klein labored for The Washington Put up and The Wall Side road Magazine earlier than becoming a member of Northwestern.