The Trouble With Karen
Alan Chartock, calling Hitchcock the "finest university president he ever served under," blasted the New York Times article as tainted by sources with an agenda, describing their story a "smear".
The Hitchcock thing is sticky. We now live in a world where rumors and innuendo become instantly available everywhere, anytime ---and it's possible to build a search engine mythology for anyone you choose. Add a story in The Times and you change someone's personal history forever.