Gov. Calvo Questions UOG’s Leadership; Underwood Responds

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In response, the president of UOG Dr. Robert Underwood held a press conference to respond to the Gov.’s statement.

Guam – Governor Calvo is now speaking out against UOG leadership by saying that UOG leadership stood up for alleged sexual predator Prof. Michael Elhert. In response, the president of UOG Dr. Robert Underwood held a press conference to respond to the Gov.’s statement.

 

Gov. Calvo’s statement comes a couple of days after UOG Prof. Dr. Ron Mcninch revealed that he had filed a complaint against the university for what he says is retaliation against him for speaking out against crimes at UOG. Additionally Calvo’s statement calls on victims, student or faculty, to come forward and call cheif prosecutor Phillip Tydincgo at the AG’s office to report. Calvo is referring to the university’s handling of the case of prof. Michael Elhert who was indicted last week on charges of criminal sexual conduct. Court documents state that Ehlert digitally penetrated two of his students at an off campus Halloween party in 2014. For his part, Underwood said in a press conference that Calvo’s statements about UOG’s handling of the Ehlert case are “incomplete and misinformed.” Additionally, Underwood takes full responsibility for UOG’s handling of the Ehlert case. In Mcninch’s case, Underwood says there is an investigation looking into the claims made by Mcninch that the public administration Prof. has reported ‘criminal behavior’ to the university over the course of 18 years. Underwood says the investigation is looking into whether or not Mcninch actually reported these alleged crimes. On Mcninch, Underwood said, “the matter concerning Dr. Mcninch is of interest only because he has made it so, but it is not an integral part of our activities.