1 April Board of Directors Responds To Allegations Tweet April 1, 2015 Higher Ed Today, Press Room Higher Ed Today, Press Room 0 Phi Theta Kappa's Board Chair, Everett (Kip) C. Johnson, Jr., offered the following statement in response to recent allegations. "Speaking on behalf of Phi Theta Kappa's Board of Directors, we are aware of the serious allegations made by Toni Marek and Rachel Reeck against Dr. Risley which have garnered recent media attention. Consistent with standard procedures for organizations in circumstances like this, we have authorized a thorough and independent investigation. Dr. Risley denies all the allegations, and he and others are fully cooperating in the ongoing investigation." "In fairness, and out of respect for the rights of all parties involved, we will not comment on the specific allegations and will allow the investigation to run its course. Thank you for understanding." Comments are closed.