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In April 2009, it was announced in the wake of a criminal investigation that college president John Light would be replaced by Dr. Ron Erickson of Minnesota. The State Investigation by the Auditor's office made findings that Light (past president), DuVivier (Light's Wife and senior vice-president under his administration) and two other employees illegally took money from the college. The Audit report shows that this money should be paid back to the college and criminal prosecution is impending a final investigation by the the State of Ohio's Ethics Commission. Light continues to deny any wrong-doing.
 
In April 2009, it was announced in the wake of a criminal investigation that college president John Light would be replaced by Dr. Ron Erickson of Minnesota. The State Investigation by the Auditor's office made findings that Light (past president), DuVivier (Light's Wife and senior vice-president under his administration) and two other employees illegally took money from the college. The Audit report shows that this money should be paid back to the college and criminal prosecution is impending a final investigation by the the State of Ohio's Ethics Commission. Light continues to deny any wrong-doing.
   
=FBI investigation of racist hate crime=
 
 
In January 2010, the [[FBI]] began investigating a hate crime, when a note was found written on a bathroom wall that threatened that black students would be killed on February 2.<ref>[http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504083_162-6057749-504083.html http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504083_162-6057749-504083.html]</ref> A subsequent note was also found that read "kill the n***ers."<ref>[http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504083_162-6057749-504083.html http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504083_162-6057749-504083.html]</ref> Some black students have withdrawn permanently from the school out of fear for their safety.<ref>[http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504083_162-6057749-504083.html http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504083_162-6057749-504083.html]</ref>
 
   
 
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Revision as of 00:46, 29 May 2010

Coordinates: 38°13′11″N 85°42′11″W / 38.21980°N 85.70300°W / 38.21980; -85.70300

Hocking College
Motto The World at Hand
Type Public Technical
Established 1968
President Ron Erickson
Undergraduates 5,200
Location Nelsonville, OH, USA
Campus 2300 Acres; 20 buildings
Nickname Hawks
Website www.hocking.edu


Hocking College is a two-year technical college located in Nelsonville, Ohio, located in the Appalachian region of the United States.

Graduation rates in 2010 at Hocking College are 25%, along with a 60% retention rate and only a 17% transfer rate.[1]

In August 2008, the Ohio State Auditors website announced an audit of Hocking College to explore "various allegations regarding certain activities and financial transactions at the college."[2]

In April 2009, it was announced in the wake of a criminal investigation that college president John Light would be replaced by Dr. Ron Erickson of Minnesota. The State Investigation by the Auditor's office made findings that Light (past president), DuVivier (Light's Wife and senior vice-president under his administration) and two other employees illegally took money from the college. The Audit report shows that this money should be paid back to the college and criminal prosecution is impending a final investigation by the the State of Ohio's Ethics Commission. Light continues to deny any wrong-doing.


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