Stories tagged: Ernesto Bustamante
UPDATED: Tue., April 17, 2012, 1:33 p.m.
Report: UI settles with Benoit family
BOISE — The University of Idaho has reached a settlement with the family of slain graduate student Katy Benoit, a 22-year-old who was gunned down last August by a former …
Sat., March 10, 2012
Katy Benoit’s family seeks millions from University of Idaho
The family of a University of Idaho student killed by a professor last summer is pursuing a $3 million claim against the school. By filing their claim with the state, …
Fri., March 9, 2012, 5:35 p.m.
UI student’s family pursuing $3 million claim
The family of a University of Idaho student killed by a professor last summer is pursuing a $3 million claim against the school.
Fri., Dec. 16, 2011, 9:36 a.m.
Police: UI murder-suicide investigation finished
Police have completed an investigation into the murder of a University of Idaho graduate student, finding a professor acted alone when he killed her outside of her home in Moscow …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 30, 2011, 1:09 p.m.
Panel tells UI that changes could bolster safety
An independent panel suggested University of Idaho administrators to strengthen emergency management and bolster efforts to keep students, faculty and staff safe following a murder-suicide in August.
Tue., Nov. 1, 2011, 8:33 a.m.
UI could get tough on student/teacher relationships
Faculty senators at the University of Idaho will consider approving a formal consensual relations policy during their regular weekly meeting today on campus in Moscow.
Sat., Oct. 29, 2011
UI faculty response both emotional and mundane
BOISE – The minutes, hours and days following August’s murder-suicide at the University of Idaho included recriminations over a botched public relations campaign – and faculty concerns that the school …
Sat., Oct. 29, 2011
Next employer didn’t talk to UI about Bustamante
The New Jersey company that offered Ernesto Bustamante a job as he was being investigated by the University of Idaho for sexual harassment never called the university for references, a …
Fri., Oct. 28, 2011, 6:55 p.m.
Police didn’t know about gun threat against student
BOISE – Police didn’t know about alleged gun threats a University of Idaho professor made against a graduate student until after he shot and killed her, Moscow Police Chief David …
Fri., Oct. 28, 2011
Emails detail Benoit’s concerns
A University of Idaho psychology professor and the graduate student he killed before committing suicide this summer both struggled with mental illness, according to newly released documents. Ernesto Bustamante, an …
Thu., Oct. 27, 2011
UI retools prohibition of improper relationships
The University of Idaho is strengthening its ban on faculty-student relationships after the slaying of a 22-year-old graduate student by her professor, who then killed himself. University President M. Duane …
Wed., Oct. 26, 2011, 2:04 p.m.
UI reworking its ban on faculty and student relationships
University of Idaho President M. Duane Nellis announced changes in policies and procedures after resulting from the death of a 22-year-old graduate student who police say was killed by a …
Tue., Oct. 4, 2011
UI prof’s records ordered released
MOSCOW, Idaho – A judge has ruled the University of Idaho should release the personnel records of a former professor who police say killed a 22-year-old graduate student and then …
Mon., Oct. 3, 2011, 4:51 p.m.
Dead professor’s records must be disclosed
A judge has ruled the University of Idaho should release the personnel records of a former professor who police say killed a 22-year-old graduate student and then committed suicide after …
Tue., Sept. 13, 2011
Benoit told UI of fears 2 months before she was killed
More than two months before her death, Kathryn “Katy” Benoit told an official at the University of Idaho that she was frightened by her professor, who carried weapons “everywhere, including …
Fri., Sept. 2, 2011, 8:45 p.m.
UI officials select panel to assess campus safety
University of Idaho President M. Duane Nellis announced today members of an independent review panel have been selected to assess campus safety policies in light of the recent shooting death …
Thu., Sept. 1, 2011, 9:20 a.m.
UI professor had concealed weapons permit
MOSCOW, Idaho — Authorities say a University of Idaho professor who gunned down a graduate student and then killed himself last week had previously cleared a background check and was …
Wed., Aug. 31, 2011
Slain student’s life a ‘gift’
BOISE – A solitary cello and a picture of Katy Benoit stooping to smell yellow daffodils greeted hundreds of people who came to celebrate her life Tuesday. The portrait served …
Sat., Aug. 27, 2011
UI counseled Benoit on day of her death
The University of Idaho had worked for more than two months to offer advice and help to Kathryn “Katy” Benoit after she first complained about her relationship with the professor …
Fri., Aug. 26, 2011
Vigil honors slain UI student
MOSCOW, Idaho – They stood awkwardly at first, wearing summer dresses and flip-flops and holding candles. Eventually, stories and tears began to flow as friends honored the short life of …
Thu., Aug. 25, 2011, 9:27 p.m.
Friends mourn, honor Katy Benoit
MOSCOW, Idaho – They stood awkwardly at first, wearing summer dresses and flip-flops and holding candles. Eventually, stories and tears began to pour as friends honored the short life of …
Thu., Aug. 25, 2011
Family asks UI for answers
The Boise family of a University of Idaho student murdered Monday called on the college to reveal how it handled complaints by Katy Benoit and other students against the assistant …
Wed., Aug. 24, 2011, 5:17 p.m.
Family: Victim had filed UI complaint
A college professor who alternately referred to himself as a “psychopathic killer” and “the beast” killed himself after fatally shooting a graduate student he had recently dated, police said in …
Tue., Aug. 23, 2011, 1:11 p.m.
Ex-UI prof suspected in fatal shooting found dead
A former University of Idaho professor suspected in the shooting death of a graduate student was found dead from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound in a Moscow …