Mullens must now pay all of "The Cleaner’s" fees

2/27/13: The academic side is finally off the hook for the 50% we’d been covering out of tuition money.

We’ve written a fair amount on UO General Counsel Randy Geller charging the academic side half the cost of “The Cleaner” Mike Glazier’s work on the Chip Kelly / Willie Lyles recruiting infraction.

Here are the latest accounting statements. It takes 5 minutes to run these off – but it took a month to get them from Dave Hubin’s public records office. Note the date in the corner: 11-Feb-2013. Hubin sat on them for 15 days after they were ready. Full doc dump here.

And check the text in the lower left. The athletics department only paid half of the cost of Chip Kelly’s lawyer through November 2012. The academic side paid the other $75,000 or so. But for the December invoice, it looks like athletics paid it all.

Why the change? Because I raised a stink. Not as big a deal as the $555K a year in overhead payments I finally got Jamie Moffitt to admit they owed us, but every little bit helps. Next let’s go after the $1.83M in Jock Box subsidies and the second mortgage on Mac Court that Frohnmayer and Kilkenny stuck us with, for $467K a year. Only 26 more years of payments.

Of course UO “Faculty Athletics Representative” and athletic department shill Jim O’Fallon still refuses to share any information about the infractions settlement efforts with the UO Intercollegiate Athletics Committee. A violation of UO Senate rules, and our shared governance constitution and another example of the loss of institutional control by UO over its athletic department. Hubin wants $386.62 before he’ll show those docs:

The University of Oregon has received your public records request for “any and all documents received by the university — the president’s office, the athletic director’s office, the athletic department’s compliance office — from the NCAA regarding a “Notice of Allegations” from Dec. 21, 2012-Jan. 19, 2012. This would include the actual “Notice of Allegations” and any accompanying documents, in any form, as well as emails, memos, letters, notes regarding the same” on 01/23/2013, attached. The office has at least some documents responsive to your request.  By this email, the office is providing you with an estimate to respond to your requests.

The office estimates the actual cost of responding to your request to be $386.62. Upon receipt of a check made payable to the University of Oregon for that amount, the office will proceed to locate, copy, and provide the records you have requested that are not exempt from disclosure.  Your check may be sent to the attention of Office of Public Records, 6207 University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403-6207.

Glazier through Nov:

Through Dec:

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6 Responses to Mullens must now pay all of "The Cleaner’s" fees

  1. Old Man says:

    I suppose a Senate request for documents would be honored. Make a motion. Passage is likely to be swift.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Not that I’m against the athletic department paying their own bills, but what makes you think this is 100% your doing? Back off the narcissism, champ.

    • Anonymous says:

      What were the other causes of the change?

    • Anonymous says:

      How should I know? Are we just supposed to assume that since UOM raised a stink, it happened? If that were the case, why hasn’t everything he’s raised rabble about been changed?

      Seems like the data doesn’t support his arrogance.

    • Anonymous says:

      Submit competing hypotheses below? (Jim’s “big” ideas, maybe? I hear they were also instrumental in the arab spring and re-election of Obama. Quite a guy, really.)

    • Old Man says:

      This Old Man hopes that UoM’s critic is not a member of the University of Oregon (i.e., faculty or student). If he/she is, the displayed lack of logic (as well as the use of “data” as a singular noun) indicts our Liberal Arts program.