Southeast Missouri State University President apologizes for tailgating incident

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - Southeast Missouri State University President Dr. Carlos Vargas has issued an apology following an incident at the SEMO vs SIU football game on Sept. 15.

In the statement, Dr. Vargas stated he took part in drinking from a beer bong at a tailgating event before the rivalry game on Sept. 15.

Dr. Vargas apologized for the act and said he made a poor decision. He also said he does not condone excessive or binge drinking.

Dr. Carlos Vargas issues apology. (Source: SEMO)
Dr. Carlos Vargas issues apology. (Source: SEMO) (SEMO)

The Southeast Board of Regents also released a statement, showing their support of Dr. Vargas.

Board of regents issues statement. (Source: SEMO)
Board of regents issues statement. (Source: SEMO) (SEMO)

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