UI administrator still employed following sexual abuse charge
A University of Iowa Housing and Dining senior systems administrator will still remain employed after being charged with sexual abuse.
Ronald Mulder, 45, was charged Nov. 15 with third-degree sexual abuse.
According to a North Liberty police complaint, the juvenile victim stated Mulder touched the victim’s genitals with a vibrator over the clothing and against the skin.
Mulder admitted to massaging the victim’s leg and buttocks, and said he may have “crossed the line” because the victim made allegations against him.
UI spokesman Tom Moore said there is no official university policy dealing with staff members who are convicted of felonies and that for the time being he will remain on staff.
Moore specified that Mulder’s duties as a senior systems administrator include but are not limited to working on the design and analysis of complex IT configurations, overseeing security and backups of many systems, and providing input for vendor negotiations.
— by Cassidy Riley
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