Saturday, March 28, 2015

President Kaler: Our lies were not intended to mislead

"Kaler acknowledges U misstatements on drug study"

  -- Minneapolis Star Tribune, March 28 2015

"Kaler, meeting with reporters, acknowledged that the public may have been misled by the university’s repeated claims that it had been investigated, and cleared, by the state attorney general."

"'That was not a full-fledged attorney general’s investigation,' Kaler said. He said the attorney general’s office had merely helped the state Board of Medical Practice review a complaint against two U psychiatrists."

“'Was there an attorney general’s office investigation? The answer is no,' Kaler said. But he said the university’s assertions, which began before he became president, 'would have led somebody to believe' that it was. 'In that sense, it was misleading or inaccurate.' He later called it 'imprecise,' adding, 'I don’t think it was meant to mislead.'”

Read the rest of the story in the Strib.

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