Scott Eaton http://wmub.org en Former NKU Athletic Director sentenced to 10 years http://wmub.org/post/former-nku-athletic-director-sentenced-10-years <p>Former Northern Kentucky University Athletic Director Scott Eaton pleaded guilty Thursday afternoon in Campbell County Circuit Court to stealing more than $311,000 from the school.&nbsp; He's been ordered to repay the university and has agreed to serve the maximum sentence of ten years in prison.</p><p>Eaton was charged with theft by unlawful taking for diverting&nbsp; university funds for his own use.&nbsp; He was fired in March 2013 for having inappropriate relations with four university employees and a student.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:53:46 +0000 Ann Thompson & Mark Heyne 25600 at http://wmub.org Former NKU Athletic Director sentenced to 10 years NKU says former athletic director stole $300,000 http://wmub.org/post/nku-says-former-athletic-director-stole-300000 <p>Investigators now have a better idea of how much money a former NKU Athletic Director allegedly stole.</p><p><strong>Scott Eaton was fired in March for having inappropriate relationships </strong>with four university employees and a student. The university suspected he diverted school funds for personal reasons and had an accounting firm investigate.</p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 17:20:38 +0000 Ann Thompson 17236 at http://wmub.org NKU says former athletic director stole $300,000 Fired NKU AD admits financial misconduct http://wmub.org/post/fired-nku-ad-admits-financial-misconduct <p>Despite initially saying otherwise, Northern Kentucky University now says former Athletic Director Scott Eaton did improperly divert university funds for personal reasons.</p><p>Eaton was fired in March for having inappropriate relationships with four university employees and a student.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 23 Apr 2013 19:58:46 +0000 Tana Weingartner 11745 at http://wmub.org Fired NKU athletic director had inappropriate relationships with subordinates and student http://wmub.org/post/fired-nku-athletic-director-had-inappropriate-relationships-subordinates-and-student <p>Northern Kentucky University says fired athletic director Scott Eaton had inappropriate, intimate relationships with four university employees, including two women he supervised, and one student in a class he taught.</p><p><a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/wvxu/files/NKU%20Follow%20Up%20Letter.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to read a letter</a> from University President Geoffrey Mearns to Board of Regents Chair Terry Mann.</p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 18:48:25 +0000 Tana Weingartner 11128 at http://wmub.org NKU picks interim AD http://wmub.org/post/nku-picks-interim-ad <p>Northern Kentucky University has named an interim athletic director as it continues its search for a replacement for Scott Eaton, who was fired last month.&nbsp; Former Wright State University athletic director Michael Cusack will serve as the interim AD, starting April 15.&nbsp;</p><p>Cusack retired in 2008, but since then has been teaching in the WSU Student Affairs in Higher Education Program and building the university's Sports Management Graduate Certificate Program.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 01 Apr 2013 16:04:37 +0000 Mark Heyne 10938 at http://wmub.org NKU picks interim AD