6 tell their sides of UA unit woes

Choate says he’s scapegoat; Diamond says law ignored

Posted: January 8, 2014 at 5:36 a.m.

Capt. Lindsey Williams of the Arkansas State Police (left) serves a legislative subpoena Tuesday to Brad Choate, former University of Arkansas at Fayetteville vice chancellor of advancement, requiring Choate to testify before the Legislature’s Joint Performance Review Committee.

Former University of Arkansas at Fayetteville fundraising division leaders Brad Choate and John Diamond told legislators Tuesday that the state’s largest university in the past year has deteriorated into a “hostile work environment” rife with cultures of “cover up” and “delete and destroy.”

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