The hiring controversies of the UMN nursing dean

“We are both movers, and respect but do not let issues obstruct progress …”

University of Minnesota dean of nursing Connie Delaney in an e-mail, reported by the Star Tribune, to Julie Jacko, a former Georgia Tech professor whom Delaney helped recruit to Minnesota. Jacko has been indicted on charges of fraud.

Now the paper reports that Delaney hired her brother using U funds, gave one of her former students a faculty job while he was still employed full-time in Iowa, and hired two consultants connected to the organization that raises funds for her school.

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