Jenny Wright Fired:University Of Tennessee Director Accused Of Relations With Trae Golden, B-Ball Star Athlete Transfers Due To 'Repeated Plagiarism'

By Mereb Gebremariam | May 14, 2013 01:58 PM EDT
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Jenny Wright Fired From University Of Tennessee For Student Athlete Affair With Trae Golden
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Jenny Wright has been fired form her administrative position at University of Tennessee after having inappropriate relationship with alleged former UT basketball player, Trae Golde.

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According to the Sports Animal, Wright has been a director of the office of studentDescription: http://images.intellitxt.com/ast/adTypes/icon1.png judicial affairs since 2001 and was fired by Susan Martin, provost and senior vice chancellor after she failed to appear to a meeting in a letter from her attorney Robert Kurtz.

On May 9, Wright submitted a letter of resignation, however, was declined due to an ongoing investigation. It's unknown how many student-athletes were involved with Wright, but Trae Golden's name has been attached to the allegations. Golden has stated that he was transferring to another university due to plagiarism allegations

The Tennessee men's basketball released a statement confirming Golden's transfer saying it was "based on academics" and a result of "repeated plagiarism."

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