Audit: LSU Prof paid for no Work

LSU faculty member was paid over $400K over 3 years without working, according to state audit
By Will Sentell – The (Baton Rouge) Advocate

A member of the faculty for the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine knowingly accepted over $400,000 in salary and benefits without doing the work over 38 months, Legislative Auditor Daryl Purpera said Monday.

Management of the school also failed to take sufficient action to address the lack of work, Purpera said.

School leaders did not dispute the gist of the report.

“We agree with the finding that the faculty member knowingly failed to perform his duties for LSU for a significant period of time,” Joel D. Baines, dean of the School of Veterinary Medicine, said in a written response.

“When asked to provide documentation to demonstrate fulfilling his duties to LSU since he submitted the last grant proposal in February, 2015 the faculty member was unable to provide any documentation,” according to Purpera’s report.

He was directed to appear at the school for the fall, 2018 semester and perform his duties but had not done so as of Sept. 29 of last year.

The faculty member was still employed by LSU as of Jan. 24 of this year.

Louisiana Legislative Auditor – LSU Audit

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8 Responses to “Audit: LSU Prof paid for no Work”

  1. Anonymous Says:

    Giant waste of money at the flagship. Louisiana Tech could take there waste and become the premier university in the state.

  2. Anonymous Says:

    If u r the addmenistrater, i wish u wood correct the sentence rather than embaracing me like u do!

  3. Anonymous Says:

    Grammar policemen nobody likes them

  4. Oldman11111 Says:

    Grammar policemen are little girl men

  5. Anonymous Says:

    Sounds a lot like that legal secretary over in the fourth judicial district that’s trying to save herself in front of the LA Supreme Court this week. She liked to turn in fake time sheets too with those dumb judges signing off. Wonder if something more was going on behind the scenes….

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