CMU President Apologizes For Student Dressed As Naked Pope

Originally posted on CBS Pittsburgh:

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The president of Carnegie Mellon University has issued an apology for the actions of a student who portrayed herself as the pope naked from the waist down.

KDKA reported this week how those actions have outraged the Pittsburgh Diocese.

Today in a letter to the CMU community, President Jared Cohon said no discipline has been prescribed and the matter is still under investigation.

But he stressed that he is also extremely disturbed by the incident.

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The statement reads:

“This act was highly offensive and, as we have said, the university has been investigating the matter and following our procedures to determine if disciplinary action is warranted.

Some people seem to equate limited communication with no action, believing that the university is doing nothing, and somehow hoping that the issue will just go away. This is not the case, and those who know…

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