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Campus - 26.10.2022 - 00:00

Clarification of allegations against professor and institute: review group set up

In the NZZ am Sonntag of 25 September 2022, serious allegations were made concerning a professor and an institute at the HSG. The Board of Governors has instructed the President to initiate an investigation to clarify the allegations.

26 October 2022. The allegations made in the NZZ am Sonntag on 25 September 2022 concerning a professor and an institute at the University of St.Gallen are being comprehensively reviewed. The President was commissioned by the Board of Governors to initiate a corresponding investigation procedure. For this purpose, a review group with external participation was appointed, consisting of the following members:

  • Dr. iur. Niklaus Oberholzer, former Federal Judge (Chair)
  • Dr. iur. Vivane Sobotich, Ombudswoman of the City of Rapperswil-Jona and Judge at the Administrative Court of Canton Zurich
  • Prof. Dr. Reto Foellmi, Dean of SEPS and Director at SIAW-HSG 
  • Hildegard Kölliker, lic. iur., General Counsel
  • Dr. iur. Stephanie Bernet, General Secretariat (Secretariat)

The members of the review group have started their work. At this point in time, it is still unclear when the process will be completed.

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