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VP steps down as UM shakes up cabinet

HELENA — A University of Montana vice president whose emails helped fuel an ongoing controversy over the handling of rapes reported at the Missoula stepped down from that position, the school announced Tuesday.

UM said Jim Foley no longer holds the title of vice president for external relations. He will continue other work for the school for the next year, in a move the school said was perhaps the last cabinet-level change to be made in the wake of a public relations bruising.

Emails released last month show that Foley questioned whether a female student could be punished for speaking publicly...


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