USM Settlement Specifics

Here's a glance at the USM settlement announced Friday by the state College Board.

  • Professors will remain on salary through the 2005-20056 academic year.
  • Professors will have non-teaching roles.
  • Professors will have the option of changing their employment status to consultants.
  • Professors will not get any office space or supplies on campus.
  • Professors will not pursue additional legal action against the College Board or university.
  • Agreement ends all attempts to fire the professors.
  • University will recommend USM Vice President not pursue legal action against the professors.
  • Professors will refrain from criticizing the university administration or making public comments.