WACO, Texas (AP) -- Baylor athletic director Ian McCaw has resigned, less than a week after he was put on probation as part of the school's reaction to a scathing report about its failure to properly respond to allegations of sexual assaults.
The announcement of McCaw's resignation came a little more than an hour after Baylor hired former Wake Forest coach Jim Grobe to replace the ousted Art Briles.
McCaw said in a statement he was stepping down because it would be help Baylor promote "unity, healing and restoration."
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Last week Briles was suspended with intent to terminate and university president Kenneth Starr was demoted.
McCaw has been AD since 2003, hired after a scandal involving the men's basketball program led to the resignation of then-athletic director Tom Stanton.