Ethics investigator quits in protest

Committee chairman says MU should have acted sooner and been more open to clear researchers.
Sunday, February 11, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CST; updated 7:42 a.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008

Phil Harter, MU’s Earl F. Nelson professor of law, resigned his position as chair of MU’s standing committee on research responsibility Thursday. The resignation came on the same day MU announced it had dropped the charges of research misconduct against three scientists.