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Barta Takes a Medical Leave of Absence

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October 10, 2017 at 11:41am

http://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/sports/2017/10/10/iowa-athletic-d...

 

Iowa athletic director Gary Barta has been diagnosed with prostate cancer and will take an extended medical leave to undergo surgery and treatment, the university confirmed Tuesday.

He will return to work as soon as his recovery allows.

Deputy director of athletics Barbara Burke will assume leadership of the department in Barta's absence.