EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A professor at Goodwin University was arrested and charged with sexual assault on Monday, according to police.
The East Hartford Police Department responded to a complaint from an adult student at the university that 74-year-old Suara Adediran, an adjunct professor at the college, sexually assaulted the student on campus. Police investigated the incident and subsequently arrested Adediran.
Adediran, of Middletown, was charged with sexual assault in the fourth degree and breach of peace in the second degree.
Goodwin University released the following statement following the incident:
The safety of our students is always Goodwin University’s primary concern. Upon learning of this complaint, the Goodwin University Security Team followed all proper protocols by ensuring the safety of the individual making the complaint, and immediately acted in coordination with the East Hartford Police Department (EHPD). The University continues to cooperate fully with the EHPD and is referring all inquiries on this matter directly to them.
Adediran was released on a $10,000 non-surety bond and is due in court on June 17.