Fired President Settles His Lawsuit Against South Carolina State U.

A former president of South Carolina State University has resolved his lawsuit over his 2007 ouster. The Times and Democrat of Orangeburg, S.C., reports that Andrew Hugine Jr. accepted $60,000 to drop his suit for defamation and breach of contract against the university. Mr. Hugine, who is now president of Alabama A&M University, had originally sought up to $1-million from South Carolina State and $2-million from the trustees who voted to oust him.

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