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Monday, February 09, 2015

Ind. Gov't. - Still more on: Purdue "Trimble report" finally released? Not yet!

Updating this ILB post from Feb. 6th, Rebecca S. Green reported yesterday in the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette:

Just like that, with a one-sentence order from a federal judge, the case of Michael Wartell vs. Purdue University is over.

The federal lawsuit was dismissed officially Friday afternoon, with no disclosure of who paid what to whom beyond both sides handling their own costs.

And for the moment, Purdue University has kept the Trimble Report under wraps and out of the prying eyes of the public.

Purdue officials this week revealed they spent more than $153,000 in legal fees over about 18 months to conceal the $19,000 report, which was compiled after an investigation into the forced retirement of former IPFW Chancellor Michael Wartell in 2011.

The Journal Gazette has requested from Purdue both the report and the terms of the settlement reached in the lawsuit, but the university has not yet provided the information.

Posted by Marcia Oddi on February 9, 2015 01:58 PM
Posted to Indiana Government