Tennessee fires student judicial affairs director

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP/WVLT) -- Tennessee has fired Jenny Wright, the director of the school's office of student judicial affairs, for failing to cooperate with a university investigation into whether she had inappropriate relationships with student-athletes.

Wright submitted a letter of resignation on Thursday, according to emails provided through a public records request. Matthew Scoggins, an assistant general counsel for the university, wrote that the school wouldn't accept her resignation because it wanted her to respond to the allegations.

Tennessee sent Wright a letter Monday stating that she was being terminated "for unsatisfactory work-related behavior" and for her "failure to comply with the directives of authorized university officials to cooperate with a university investigation."

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