Number of published words from Chancellor Beverly Kopper in support of five complainants alleging sexual assault or harassment from her publicly appointed assistant-to-the-chancellor spouse.
Number of published words from Chancellor Beverly Kopper in reply to one remark from a single sportscaster during a single Packers preseason game.
(It’s not that one shouldn’t reply – of course one should have pride in one’s school. That’s admirable and understandable. It’s the confirmation of Kopper’s public-relations priorities that’s concerning. Injured people deserve the highest priority.
By the way, perhaps someone will explain to Kopper that in her letter she awkwardly used premiere – a first showing of performance – when premier – something of the first rank – was the correct choice. Her media relations team might consider springing for a dictionary.)
Number of days between the first known written complaint about her publicly appointed assistant-to-the-chancellor spouse and Kopper’s disclosure of his repeated conduct. (5.26.17 to 9.14.18. Reported administrative complaint – time does not include prior incidents, unwritten concerns, or any awareness apart from what’s now known of the written administrative process.)
Number of days between a ban on the publicly appointed assistant-to-the-chancellor spouse of Beverly Kopper and her disclosure to her own campus. (6.22.18 to 9.14.18)
Previously: Journal Sentinel: UW-Whitewater chancellor’s husband banned from campus after sexual harassment investigation, Questions Concerning a Ban on the UW-Whitewater Chancellor’s Husband After a Sexual Harassment Investigation, Chancellor Kopper Should Resign, A fifth woman publicly accuses UW-Whitewater chancellor’s husband of sexual harassment, The UW-Whitewater Chancellor’s Lack of Individual Regard, No Ordinary, Unconnected Spouse: Public officials’ use of family appointees, An Example of Old Whitewater’s Deficient Reasoning, The Principle of Diversity Rests on Individual Rights, Another ‘Advisory Council’ Isn’t What Whitewater Needs, and A Defense That’s Worse Than Nothing.