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8th November, 2017

ELTE dean dismissed

György Mikonya, dean at the Nursery and Teacher Training Faculty of Eötvös Loránd University, has been dismissed from his post, website 24 learnt on Tuesday.

The faculty was approached by the website to find out whether his termination has anything to do with sexual assault cases that went public in recent days.

Index reported last Friday that an instructor at the faculty had assaulted colleagues and students sexually. The press department at the university said an ethics investigation is under way in the matter of abuse of power against an instructor.

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