Alabama State University audit http://apr.org en 3 Finalists Interview For Alabama St. Presidency http://apr.org/post/3-finalists-interview-alabama-st-presidency <p></p><p>Alabama State University is interviewing three finalists for its presidency.</p><p>Members of a search committee Friday morning interviewed state Sen. Quinton Ross Jr. of Montgomery; and Gwendolyn Boyd of John Hopkins University. They planned to interview retired Brig. Gen. Samuel Nichols Jr. of Virginia Friday afternoon.</p><p>The school is trying to replace Joseph Silver, who was suspended from the presidency and then left with a $685,000 severance package after three months on the job.</p> Fri, 06 Dec 2013 22:05:46 +0000 The Associated Press 42849 at http://apr.org 3 Finalists Interview For Alabama St. Presidency Panel Names 4 Finalists For Alabama St Presidency http://apr.org/post/panel-names-4-finalists-alabama-st-presidency <p>A search committee has released the names of four finalists seeking the presidency of Alabama State University.</p><p>The list made public Wednesday includes state Sen. Quinton Ross of Montgomery and Gwendolyn Boyd of Montgomery, who had a long career at John Hopkins University.</p><p>The other finalists include retired Brig. Gen. Samuel Nichols of Virginia, a former deputy commander at Guantanamo Bay, and the business dean at George Mason University, Jorge Haddock.</p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 22:12:42 +0000 The Associated Press 41168 at http://apr.org Panel Names 4 Finalists For Alabama St Presidency Gov. Bentley Says He Doesn't Want To Run ASU http://apr.org/post/gov-bentley-says-he-doesnt-want-run-asu <p></p><p>Alabama's governor is brushing off criticism that he's trying to run Alabama State University and says he will continue a financial review of university spending.</p><p>Gov. Robert Bentley released preliminary findings from a forensic audit last week. It questioned $2.5 million in spending and accused the university of hindering the audit.</p><p>Bentley is president of the university board of trustees by virtue of his office, and he's called a special board meeting Oct. 28 to discuss the findings.</p><p>Some critics have accused him of trying to run the university.</p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 21:12:00 +0000 The Associated Press 40157 at http://apr.org Gov. Bentley Says He Doesn't Want To Run ASU Lawmakers OK More Money for Alabama State Audit http://apr.org/post/lawmakers-ok-more-money-alabama-state-audit <p>State lawmakers have approved another $50,000 for the company conducting a forensic audit at Alabama State University.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; A panel of lawmakers on Thursday approved the latest request for money for the independent audit. The Montgomery Advertiser reports (http://on.mgmadv.com/1dM10Ag) that the increase could take the total cost for review up to $650,000.<br><br>&nbsp;&nbsp; Jennifer Ardis, a spokeswoman for Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley, said the auditing process is taking longer because of difficulty in gaining access to needed information.<br> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 13:01:18 +0000 The Associated Press 37380 at http://apr.org Lawmakers OK More Money for Alabama State Audit ASU, Suspended President Agree To Separation http://apr.org/post/asu-suspended-president-agree-separation <P>Alabama State University trustees have formed a mutual separation agreement with suspended university President Joseph Silver.</P> <P>School officials have agreed to pay Silver $685,000 to resign from his position and the agreement includes a clause prohibiting either party from disparaging the other.</P> <P>Silver was placed on paid administrative leave Nov. Fri, 21 Dec 2012 22:38:12 +0000 Ryan Vasquez 22299 at http://apr.org ASU, Suspended President Agree To Separation Legislators Seek Money Records from Alabama State http://apr.org/post/legislators-seek-money-records-alabama-state <div><p>Three legislative leaders on education issues have asked Alabama State University for records of all contracts and payments to public officials or their immediate families.</p> Thu, 13 Dec 2012 12:37:02 +0000 The Associated Press 21902 at http://apr.org Legislators Seek Money Records from Alabama State