Inexplicably, David Grissom, the president during the time, find the latter until he testified under oath last thirty days in U of L's lawsuit against previous president James Ramsey that Ramsey had fallen that bombshell on him regarding repayments to Katina Powell and ladies furnished by her to amuse players and recruits in Billy Minardi Hall, the baseball dormitory.
Grissom stepped down as board president final thirty days it is nevertheless a part associated with the board.
Grissom’s testimony arrived within a July 26 deposition into the monetary fraudulence lawsuit that UofL and its own nonprofit foundation are pursing against Ramsey plus some of their previous top aides.
A video clip of their deposition shows him being expected for a typical example of Ramsey avoiding the board from learning relevant information, The Courier-Journal and WDRB-TV reported Monday.
"He (Ramsey) said that certain of their board users ended up being the money supply for settling the strippers within the stripper incident, ” Grissom stated. "He never disclosed that towards the complete board. "
Grissom included Ramsey did not determine the trustee and therefore he did not ask. He stated the conversation happened in June of 2016 "right within the midst whenever all that research (to the intercourse events) ended up being taking place. "
By remaining quiet, he not just brings into question his very own not enough judgment, but in addition may have exposed U of L to more charges in case, which resulted in its 2013 championship that is national vacated, along with over 120 other victories during a few periods and probation.
NCAA bylaws need user schools “to report all instances of noncompliance towards the Association on time. ” An institution’s sensed cooperation can mitigate or exacerbate either NCAA charges. If U of L did not report relevant information in the Powell instance, specially information that may implicate an university trustee, that might be construed as being a “lack of institutional control” and end up in stiffer sanctions.