Former UNF President Delaney Criticizes Current President Szymanski

Jul 26, 2019

A former University of North Florida dean is suing the school after he said he was his forced to resign last October after being caught having sex on campus with someone who wasn’t affiliated with UNF.

Mark Tumeo
Credit UNIVERSITY OF NORTH FLORIDA

As evidence in his suit, Mark Tumeo submitted text messages between himself and former UNF President John Delaney, in which Delaney criticized the handling of the case by current UNF President David Szymanski. 

UNF’s student-run media outlet The Spinnaker broke the news of the text messages this week.

According to text messages obtained by The Spinnaker, Delaney wrote, "this is bull****," and in another, "I haven't found anything Szymanski has done that I agree with. Including this."

Related: UNF Announces Immediate Resignation Of Dean Following Report Of Consensual Sex Act

Spinnaker reporters Aisling Glocke and Madison Roberts shared the byline on the story. Roberts is also a WJCT News intern.

WJCT's Cyd Hoskinson spoke with Roberts. Listen to the audio at the top of this page for Roberts' take on the story. 

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