June 13, 2012
By KUMC News
Curtis D. Klaassen, Ph.D., University Distinguished Professor, has been found by a faculty hearing committee to have engaged in abusive and unprofessional treatment of faculty and staff and substantially disrupted the proper operations of the academic unit, specifically the Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics. Dr. Klaassen's conduct was found to be unprofessional, abusive, disruptive, and unacceptable. These findings were accepted and approved by Acting Executive Vice Chancellor Steven Stites. This announcement represents formal censure of Dr. Klaassen for his actions.