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Release: May 23, 2001

President Coleman releases decision on professional ethics case

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- University of Iowa President Mary Sue Coleman today released her decision finding that Louis A. Frank, UI professor of physics and astronomy, violated the University’s Policy on Professional Ethics and Academic Responsibility in connection with statements he made concerning the research of his colleagues.

Coleman also released the report of a panel of the Faculty Judicial Commission, whose findings and recommendations are the basis for her decision. Copies of the findings are available by calling University Relations, phone (319) 335-0293.