The University of Iowa
The University of Iowa News Services Home News Releases UI in the News Subscribe to UI News Contact Us

University of Iowa News Release

May 19, 2006

Skorton Announces Investigation

"The University of Iowa has been informed that a photograph of several UI baseball players that could depict inappropriate activity of one of our intercollegiate athletic teams was posted on the online student directory "Facebook."  Having learned of this Thursday night, we have immediately begun an investigation into the incident in cooperation with Jack Dahm, head UI baseball coach.  This is a matter that will be taken very seriously and will be thoroughly investigated."

David Skorton
President
University of Iowa

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

MEDIA CONTACT: Marc Mills, UI General Counsel, marcus-mills@uiowa.edu; phone: 319-351-5471