Report: Former President Owes UT Southwestern $21,000

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Update, February 14: UT-Southwestern officials said they will reclassify as reimbursements nearly $15,000 that former President Kern Wildenthal originally gave to the university on checks marked as gifts. This brings the total he owes the institution to less than $6,200.

In a statement responding to the news of this figure, Kathleen Gibson, president of the Southwestern Medical Foundation, and Bill Solomon, the foundation's chairman, decried the lengthy investigation into Wildenthal's spending, which they claim "thanklessly, and in our view unjustifiably, besmirched the reputation of one of our city’s finest."

"Overlooked in all this is the far ...

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