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Austin Peay VP Resigns After Sexual Harassment Complaint

A high official is out at Austin Peay State College following a sexual harassment grievance.

Eric M. Norman, vice chairman for pupil affairs at Austin Peay, resigned earlier this month after a co-worker complained about undesirable touching and feedback, The Leaf-Chronicle reported. The grievance towards Norman was filed in March, the newspaper reported. The alleged sufferer additionally claimed that Norman demonstrated favoritism, offering raises and a brand new workplace, which strained work relationships.

Native media reviews point out that the reported sufferer was below Norman’s direct supervision.

Clarksville Now, one other native media group, reported that Norman obtained 5 months’ severance pay, totaling $69,954, upon his resignation. Moreover, as a part of the reported deal, neither Norman nor Austin Peay will take authorized motion, and no guilt has been admitted.

Norman had labored at Austin Peay for somewhat over three years. His LinkedIn profile at present signifies that Norman additionally serves as a contract advisor and skilled witness and is “open to work.”

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