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LSU instructor sues university
The Advocate [Baton Rouge, LA], by Koran Addo

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Posted By:ruready?, 1/30/2013 11:02:12 PM

An LSU faculty member is suing the university, alleging that she was fired after reporting what she called the School of Art’s theft of more than $75,000 from students. [Snip] The lawsuit, filed in the 19th Judicial District Court, also says School of Art administrators routinely misused other funds, spending the money on iPads, Apple computers, scanners and other accessories for faculty members rather than for classroom materials. LSU System President and Baton Rouge Chancellor William Jenkins said Tuesday that he couldn’t comment because of the pending litigation. “I’m in a difficult spot,”

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Where are students learning to cheat?

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Reply 1 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/30/2013 11:27:33 PM     (No. 9149657)

It´s that darn OPM again.



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Reply 2 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/31/2013 4:22:25 AM     (No. 9149762)

College administrators are shining stars in Obama´s culture of corruption which incorporates all manners of liberal shysters.It wouldn´t surprise me if the people who bought all these tech accessories got a nice kickback from the vendor.

Of course this particular person being outraged at open theft will find themselves on the bureaucracy´s S-list and flogged like a red head step mule.

Remember the bight idea of giving Detroit students a laptop to improve their education? I´ll bet most have been stolen and sitting on a pawn shop shelf.

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