Washburn University pays $210,000 to settle lawsuit filed by former vice presidents Robin Bowen and Wanda Hill
The Topeka Capital-Journal
July 27, 2011
Nearly a year after two former Washburn University administrators filed a lawsuit against the university, its Board of Regents and President Jerry Farley, a settlement agreement has been reached, and the two women's attorney said he believes they are pleased they can move on with their lives.
Robin Bowen, former vice president for academic affairs, and Wanda Hill, former vice president for administration and treasurer, filed a lawsuit against the university, the regents and Farley on July 8, 2010. It was dismissed June 24 at the plaintiffs' request.
Clinton E. Patty, with Frieden, Unrein and Forbes, the Topeka law firm representing Hill and Bowen, said he believes his clients are pleased with the settlement and pleased to be moving on with their lives.
Hill was terminated April 1, 2010, and Bowen was terminated March 30, 2010.