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Adelaide Uni paid VC more than $600k after harassment compo claim

The University of Adelaide paid disgraced former Vice-Chancellor Peter Rathjen more than $600,000 – including a $326,400 contract payout – after accepting and later paying out a compensation claim from a university staffer who resigned, with the Independent Commission Against Corruption finding that she was sexually harassed by Rathjen at work.

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Adelaide Uni leader under ICAC probe resigns

University of Adelaide vice-chancellor Peter Rathjen has resigned “due to ill health” – two months after abruptly taking leave and the subsequent announcement of an Independent Commission Against Corruption inquiry into his conduct.