Alabama State University places president on leave http://apr.org en ASU Attorney: Silver Sent E-mail Firing Officials http://apr.org/post/asu-attorney-silver-sent-e-mail-firing-officials <p>A lawyer for Alabama State University says suspended President Joseph Silver sent letters by email telling two top administrators they were being fired.</p><p>Attorney Kenneth Thomas said the emails were sent Monday to executive vice president John Knight and communications director Danielle Kennedy during a meeting where a committee of the board of trustees placed Silver on paid administrative leave.</p><p>Thomas said the emails were sent at 5:37 p.m. and 5:38 p.m. Monday. Silver has said he fired Knight and Kennedy.</p> Fri, 30 Nov 2012 13:14:20 +0000 The Associated Press 21388 at http://apr.org ASU Attorney: Silver Sent E-mail Firing Officials