http://chronicle.com/img/photos/biz/icons/the-ticker-nameplate.gifBy Nick DeSantis. An internal investigation at the Citadel that examined how the South Carolina military college handled a sexual-abuse complaint was “inadequate” but did not represent a coverup to keep the information secret. That was the central finding of an independent review released by the institution on Friday, according to The Post and Courier, a South Carolina newspaper. The college’s investigation stemmed from a 2007 allegation that accused a former cadet of sexually abusing boys while he served as a counselor at the Citadel’s summer camp. The incidents of abuse reportedly took place five years earlier, in 2002. The former cadet, a Citadel graduate, is now serving a 50-year prison term after pleading guilty last summer to charges that he had molested boys in Charleston, S.C., the newspaper reported. The college has previously said that it regretted not doing more about the incidents, which prompted lawsuits against the institution. Read more...