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Acting President’s Resignation Followed Years of Accusations



by Chad Sokol

The investigation that led Darren Pitcher to resign as acting president of Spokane Falls Community College began with an anonymous letter. Five women signed it with an “X” in place of their names. A sixth woman added the words that have defined a movement to call out abuses by powerful men: “Me too.”

Copies of the two-page letter were sent to several Community Colleges of Spokane officials, including Chancellor Christine Johnson, on Dec. 27. The letter claimed that Pitcher had routinely flirted with female coworkers in their offices and in lewd text messages.

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