The dean of the public university was placed on paid leave in response to some mysterious, illegal act or malfeasance. No one is sure exactly what happened, but it is assumed that he’s guilty of some sort of misconduct or malfeasance. Once the dean is brought to trial for his malfeasance we may learn about his wrongdoing, but we’ll have to wait until that point.
Quiz: What is malfeasance?
- Wrongdoing performed by someone in a public office.
- A feeling of hatred towards one’s boss or mentor.
- Some wrongful act that causes people to gossip.