Annotated: Statement by the Board of Trustees of Weimar University Note: In bold font are annotations by Adrian Zahid. We republished the Weimar University Board of Trustees statement here. “In our just concluded three-day board meeting, there has been an extensive and prayerful review of concerns as well as affirmations from various sources, including students, […]
In our just concluded three-day board meeting, there has been an extensive and prayerful review of concerns as well as affirmations from various sources, including students, parents, faculty, alumni, and other constituents. In recognition of our humanity and a great need for the guidance of the Holy Spirit, the board sought wisdom through multiple periods […]
IA received this letter through our whistleblower & news tips link. In his resignation letter, Weimar University board member, David Butler, cited a lack of confidence in the Weimar Administration “due to poor choices in background checks and hiring practices, which has resulted in hiring sexual predators, delinquent staff, staff demeaning the students and hurting […]
We are getting many news tips from readers from our stories on Weimar University. We want to thank those who have shared with us their observations, experiences, and information. We are following up on many of these news leads and will publish them soon. If you have a tip for us from Weimar University or […]
Right after we published Melissa Osadchuck’s story, Weimar University responded to our story with a statement that reads: “Weimar University takes employee and student safety very seriously. While privacy laws do not allow the university to provide further information at this time about personnel matters, it should be known that Weimar acted immediately and appropriately […]
I know you are probably tired of reading this, but we need money to stay in existence. Intelligent Adventist is a public charity. Being a public charity means that by law, to stay in existence, we must raise the majority of our funds from readers like you. Please click here to donate. We use our […]
Weimar University president, Dr. Neil Nedley, responded to our story. “Weimar University takes employee and student safety very seriously. While privacy laws do not allow the university to provide further information at this time about personnel matters, it should be known that Weimar acted immediately and appropriately at every step” Neil Nedley, MD President Weimar […]
On August 8, 2022, Melissa Osadchuck, a former employee at Weimar University, filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Dr. George Araya, former Vice President of Academic Affairs at Weimar University, and against Weimar Institute. She is requesting a trial by jury in the Superior Court of California, Placer County. The case number listed is S-CV-0048892. […]
(Serbian Translation) Optužbe za seksualno eksploatisanje i zlostavljanje, ponovo se pojavljuju protiv Rafata Kamala predsednika Trans-Evropske divizije (Članak 11/15).
Tokom našeg izveštavanja o slučaju zlostavljanja u porodici Anite Trto, bili smo upozoreni na optužbe za zlostavljanje iznete protiv pastora Rafata Kamala tokom njegovog reizbora 2010.godine. Hitno smo kontaktirali kancelariju generalnog savetnika pri Generalnoj konferenciji, i nikada nismo dobili odgovor od njih. Pozadina priče Žrtva/e zlostavljanja je svedočila pred izvršnim odborom, sa svojim terapeutom/ima zaduženim […]
Allegations of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse Resurface Against Raafat Kamal, President of the Trans-European Division (Article 11/15)
(This story was updated) During our reporting on Anita Trto’s domestic abuse case, we were alerted to allegations of abuse raised against Pastor Raafat Kamal during his re-election in 2010. We immediately contacted the Office of the General Counsel at the General Conference and never received any communication from them. Background to the Allegations The […]
Most victims of domestic violence and sexual assault that I spoke to for this series in the Seventh-day Adventist Church are aware by their own experience of how ill-equipped the Church is to deal with their trauma. They, however, aren’t prepared for the vast army of church lawyers and self-serving administrators to deny them any […]
If you would like to ask us questions or write us feedback, please write us using our contact form here on our site. Let us know in your message whether you want us to include your name or not. We will publish your letter and our replies.
This post is an interview with Attila Erdeg. Until April 15, 2022, he is the Media Director for the South-East Union Conference. He is also the son of Pastor Robert Erdeg and the brother of Anita Trto. This interview was lightly edited for clarity. IA Note: Suppose you are just finding out about this story […]
There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.
The South Conference continued the search for the Whistleblower yesterday. The morning worship reflection text was based on the story of hunting for the person who brought “great evil into the camp” (1 Chron. 2:7).
This conversation occurred during the Fall of 2020. It is revelatory for how difficult it was for this victim of spousal abuse to be heard or taken seriously by this President. Pastor Gruijicić agreed that Mr. Quispe had abused Anita during the conversation, yet he questioned why Anita tried to seek help and precisely why […]