More Details Coming Out on Paige Patterson Meeting With Southwestern Board of Trustees


Here is Sarah Smith’s reporting at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram:

Trustees of the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary heard confidential details of assaults that Paige Patterson allegedly covered up during their closed-door meeting earlier this week.

Patterson was pushed to the position of “president emeritus” during the meeting, but two days later, there are few answers on what transpired in the 13-hour session.

These alleged assaults discussed at the meeting took place both on and off Southwestern’s campus in October 2014 and April 2015, trustee chairman Kevin Ueckert wrote in an emailed statement. The allegations were made by a female Southwestern student against a male Southwestern student in August 2015. The trustees discussed the alleged assaults and Patterson’s response.

“The police were involved and met with the individual making the allegations,” Ueckert wrote in an email…

Read the entire piece here.