State System Of Higher Education Says President Of SW Pa. University Fired 'For Cause'

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The State System of Higher Education says it fired the president of California University of Pennsylvania last month "for cause" — although the state agency isn't listing the specific reason.

That meant he'd be paid for two years remaining on his contract, though Armenti says state officials threatened to fire him for cause if he sued.

Armenti hasn't sued, but has threatened to and now the SSHE says the firing was "for cause" after all, which means Armenti is entitled only to six months' pay.

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