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Peter Harriman

Stories by Peter Harriman

Current Position: Reporter

Peter Harriman is a freelance correspondent who covers the University of Idaho football team and men's basketball team.

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Sports >  Idaho football

Associated Students of the University of Idaho approve resolution calling for athletic director Rob Spear’s resignation

UPDATED: Thu., April 5, 2018

In a Wednesday night meeting that lasted more than three hours, the Associated Students of the University of Idaho Wednesday approved a resolution calling for the resignation of athletics director Rob Spear following his acknowledgment that he and others at the UI mishandled sexual assault and harassment complaints by a former Vandals diver and a cross country runner against a former football player in 2013.
Sports >  Idaho football

Idaho AD Rob Spear’s future uncertain

As the Associated Students of the University of Idaho listened Wednesday night to testimony about a resolution they will vote on next week calling for the firing of Vandals athletics director Rob Spear, they sought to reconcile a former student-athlete’s account that Spear was inept and callous in dealing with her sexual assault and harassment by a UI football player in 2013 with assertions from current athletes, coaches and UI president Chuck Staben that Spear is a forward-thinking campus leader in promoting student safety.