Fund-Raising Official Leaves After Eavesdropping Probe

June 4, 2014

Kelly Cronin, the top fund-raiser in the University of Colorado System, is leaving the university after an investigation into why her assistant listened in on a private foundation board meeting, The Daily Camera reported. Officials said that there were a number of reasons she was leaving. But the departure -- less than a year after she started -- followed an investigation into why her assistant stayed on a conference call of the university's board after the board went into executive session. An investigation found no evidence Cronin asked the assistant to do so. But a spokesman for the university system said that the incident "damaged the relationship" between the university and the foundation board.


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