Louisville reaches $4.5 million settlement with fired athletic director Tom Jurich
The University of Louisville has reached a settlement with ex-athletic director Tom Jurich following his firing amid a college basketball recruiting scandal. Louisville's board of trustees and athletic association board of directors approved the settlement at a special joint meeting Friday. The settlement is for $4.5 million. His personnel file will say he was terminated without cause as a result of his resignation.
"I have spent the better part of my career working with a dedicated team of athletes, coaches, and staff to elevate the University of Louisville's Athletic Department and I am proud of what we accomplished which is well documented," Jurich said in a statement.
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