University of Iowa President Sally Mason said Tuesday she is reviewing the school's handling of an athletics department official who resigned after being accused of improperly touching student athletes for years.
Peter Gray, 59, resigned last week after working for the last decade at the athletics department, where he was in charge of monitoring the academic progress of student-athletes. An internal report, obtained by the Iowa City Press-Citizen, concluded that Gray violated the university's sexual harassment policy by rubbing, massaging shoulders and hugging students and athletes -- behavior that allegedly took place since 2002 and also marked an earlier employment stint at Iowa from 1993 to 1995.
Gray also made comments of a sexual nature to recruits and parents, gave football tickets to someone outside the university in exchange for nude photographs and made other sexual overtures and comments, the report says.
Mason announced her review one day after leaders of the I...