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University of San Diego professor suspended for alleged misconduct

Posted at 5:36 PM, Sep 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-10 20:38:31-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — A University of San Diego professor has been suspended from campus over alleged misconduct, the university confirmed to 10News.

The professor's behavior reportedly violated the university's policy and "is antithetical to our mission and values," the university said in part. The professor was not named.

USD officials are currently investigating the incident. The school said in a statement:

"We are in the process of investigating the complaint. Our commitment to protecting employee privacy restricts our ability to share names or details of the incident. The professor has been suspended and removed from campus and is not permitted to return to campus or participate in any USD-related off-campus events while we conduct our investigation and initiate next steps."

The nature of the professor's alleged misconduct was not detailed.