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Southern University stands by decision to fire Dumas

6 years 3 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, August 16 2017 Aug 16, 2017 August 16, 2017 1:51 PM August 16, 2017 in News

BATON ROUGE - The Southern University Board of Supervisors say they made the right decision after voting to uphold the firing of former Vice Chancellor Brandon Dumas. 

Last week, Dumas filed a lawsuit saying his firing was a violation of due process according to court documents.

Southern stands by their procedure, saying Dumas was provided with the "appropriate notice of termination."

Dumas was abruptly suspended in June following a week of controversies which included a sex tape on the internet that purportedly involved a Southern administrator and an underling. Days after the video was posted online, Southern was warned in a separate situation that it could lose its accreditation.

Dumas was also connected to controversies involving the East Baton Rouge Council on Aging, situations profiled numerous times by WBRZ. 

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