CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Ohio University released a statement Wednesday following Matt Lauer's termination from NBC News amid sexual misconduct allegations.
Lauer, who attended the school in the late 1970s, has co-anchored the "Today" show for 20 years.
The termination was announced on air Wednesday morning by Savannah Guthrie, who said they were told moments before going on air.
The university's statement reads as follows:
TMZ reports the "Today" show internship at Ohio University's Scripps College of Communications, of which Lauer was instrumental in starting, will go on for at least the next session.