The Rock Star Candidate with a Checkered Past

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​Last month, Liberty University announced that it had hired as its new athletic director Ian McCaw, a former Baylor University athletic director who helped shape a football program that boasted a Heisman Trophy winner and two Big 12 championships.But McCaw came with baggage: He left Baylor in the spring of 2016 after an investigation found that coaches and the athletic department took no action when they were told football players had been accused of multiple gang rapes and sexual assaults. Upon learning of McCaw’s hiring, Liberty students—who must abide by the Christian school’s strict code of behavior—posted outraged comments on the school’s Facebook page. How should any HR department respond if it has an outstanding job candidate who can contribute mightily to the organization but who has also led an organization where sexual harassment and other misconduct were notaddressed?[SHRM members-only HR Q&A: Investigations: How should an HR professional proceed if a s

Source:: SHRM Employee Relations


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