UM student body president orders probe of Gibbons expulsion


ANN ARBOR -- The student body president of the University of Michigan announced that he is assembling a task force to investigate the expulsion of a former University of Michigan kicker and to investigate the school's Office of Student Conflict Resolution and its implementation of the school's student sexual misconduct policy.

Mike Proppe, the UM student body president, signed the executive order Monday night. Gibbons was expelled last month for violating the school's student sexual misconduct policy, stemming from a 2009 incident.

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Michigan, Michigan's athletic department and Michigan football coach Brady Hoke have issued statements in regards to the Gibbons case and the investigation, but have not commented directly, citing federal privacy laws.