By Dave Karger
Updated October 11, 2010 at 08:32 PM EDT

A former employee of the South African girls’ school founded by Oprah Winfrey has been acquitted of sexually assaulting students, Reuters is reporting. A South African court found Tiny Virginia Makopo, a former dorm matron at the Oprah Winfrey Leadership School for Girls, not guilty of 14 charges of assault. Winfrey opened the school south of Johannesburg in 2007.