Former Alabama A&M Professor Sues School Over Wrongful Termination

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Friday, December 2, 2011

A former Alabama A&M University professor, alleging she was fired earlier this year for criticizing the school's administration and its board of trustees, has sued the school for wrongful termination.

Regina Colston filed the suit Wednesday in Madison County circuit court through her attorneys, Robert Lockwood and Patricia Prather.

According to a letter included with the suit, Colston was fired by Alabama A&M President Andrew Hugine on June 24. No reason was given for the termination in the letter.

Colston also served on the Alabama Education Association (AEA) board of directors for seven years, according to the suit, and is a former president of the Alabama A&M Education Association.

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