Roberts U. President and Wife Face New Allegations

Claims she spent nights with underage male, documents were shredded
By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 15, 2007 7:58 PM CDT
Dr. John Swails, left, Attorney Gary Richardson, center, and Dr. Tim Brooker answer questions during a news conference announcing their suit against Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Okla., in this Tuesday,...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – In an updated lawsuit, three ex-profs accuse the president of Oral Roberts University and his wife of improper behavior ranging from dalliances with an underage male to document shredding, CNN reports. The suit , which earlier accused the couple of misusing university funds, now accuses Richard Roberts' wife LIndsay of spending the night at a guest house on campus  "with an underage male on nine separate occasions."

The suit also alleges that Roberts hired a sex crime offender and gave him "unrestricted access to students" as a mentor. And it claims that "voluminous materials and documents were shredded and destroyed" after the first lawsuit was filed two weeks ago. The school denies all of the accusations on its website. Lindsay Roberts denied  the claims of impropriety to CNN, saying they "sicken me to my soul; I live my life in a morally upright manner."