Marshall professors seek injunction against university

Matt Zalaznick's picture
Monday, June 10, 2013

Marshall University faculty and one of the state's largest teachers unions are asking a court to force university president Stephen Kopp to hand over financial information. The West Virginia chapter of the American Federation of Teachers and two MU professors are seeking an injunction in Cabell Circuit Court because the university wanted nearly $55,000 to produce the requested information about the university budget.

The university is not trying to stonewall anyone, but the request was massive and would require lots of time and people, said Matt Turner, Marshall chief of staff.

"There's no attempt to hide anything," Turner said Thursday.

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