NU Regent Resigns from Pelini Foundation
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A member of the University of Nebraska's Board of Regents has resigned from his job at Bo Pelini Foundation. Tim Clare resigned as legal counsel for Pelini's foundation on Friday. Clare had worked for the foundation Pelini started in 2008 since before he was elected to the Board of Regents, and he had disclosed his relationship with Nebraska's head football coach. Clare says he didn't want his role at the foundation to be a distraction because of his elected office. The foundation raises money for cancer research and juvenile and adult diabetes. Even though he said he has recused himself from any votes related to University of Nebraska-Lincoln athletics personnel.