Bishop State dean's suit settled

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) - Retired Bishop State Community College
technical dean Harry Holloway has settled his federal lawsuit
accusing the school of making him a "scapegoat" for its financial

Holloway, who had worked for the college for 22 years, announced
his retirement after the settlement was reached.

Then-Bishop State President Yvonne Kennedy reprimanded Holloway
in 2007 for his alleged role in a scandal in the college's culinary
arts program.

Holloway sued, claiming he had nothing to do with those problems
and alleged he was accused because of race. Kennedy is black, and
Holloway is white.

Attorneys in the case recently submitted a notice asking that
all claims be dismissed, with each side bearing its own costs.

Bishop State President James Lowe says he's glad it was settled,
declining further comment.

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