The former chief spokesman for the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville told legislators Friday, under oath, that Chancellor G. David Gearhart ordered top officials in his financially troubled fundraising division to destroy and stop creating budget-related documents so that the records wouldn’t be available for public view.
University of Arkansas at Fayetteville officials (from left) Don Pederson, vice chancellor for finance and administration; Jean Schook, associate vice chancellor and treasurer; G. David Gearhart, chancellor; and Donald Bobbitt, UA System president, answer questions about an audit from legislators Friday at the state Capitol.
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Front Section, Pages 1 on 09/14/2013
Print Headline: Ex-UA aide: Budget files shredded