Frederick College Reveals President’s Severance
FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — Frederick Community College has released some details about the ouster of its former president following a newspaper’s filing of a Public Information Act request and lawsuit.
The Frederick News-Post reports that the school released a redacted version Wednesday of its eight-page settlement agreement with Frederico Talley.
The document says the college agreed to pay Talley half of his $180,000 annual salary and gave him a letter of recommendation. Talley left in January after six months on the job. He and school officials have said his departure reflected differences in vision and philosophy.
News-Post Publisher Geordie Wilson says the public deserves to know what differences led to Talley’s departure. The newspaper is seeking full disclosure of the settlement agreement in a lawsuit scheduled for a hearing May 23.
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