sexual harassment

December 11, 2011 - 3:08pm
Some Syracuse University faculty members approve of the administration's role in the controversy surrounding the former men's basketball associate head coach. Others want to know more.

Brenda Wrigley hasn’t slept well in weeks. Her stomach is in knots each day as she walks down her driveway to pick up the paper. She dreads what she’ll see on the front page, as Syracuse University makes daily headlines with controversy surrounding Bernie Fine.

The firing of SU men’s basketball associate head coach on allegations of sexual abuse received extensive national attention. The university underwent public scrutiny for its actions since then, even from its own staff. Many faculty members are alumni, taking to heart the current image of SU’s reputation.