MEMORANDUM a Date: December 1,1999 To: From: Via: Re: Background In June, 1999, we receive Technology Center at the inappropriate purchases NSF program officer. Investigation We had several conversations wi t she did not provide us with examples of specific instances of inappropriat-than her allegation that the Director o forced her to use cost-sharing funds from her grant to purchase items for a faculty o heard from the program office that she took equipment that was identified agreement that she signed. also provided our office a copy of a grievance against file. This ~ e v a n c contained e allegations of miscon Findings Based on our discussions with r d this additional information, we concluded that the issues she raised were primari y relate to potential problems with the management of this Center and possible plagiarism, but there was no evidence of criminal conduct. Consequently, we are closing this case and opening a misconduct case. This case is closed.
Published by the National Science Foundation, Office of Inspector General on 1999-12-01.
Below is a raw (and likely hideous) rendition of the original report. (PDF)