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University statement on the settlement with Mary Willingham
Official statement from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(Chapel Hill, N.C.—Feb. 24, 2015) – The following statement can be credited to Rick White, Associate Vice Chancellor of Communications and Public Affairs:
“The University has reached a settlement with Mrs. Willingham that resolves all of the outstanding legal issues in the case. We appreciate the efforts of the mediator to help us achieve a successful and timely conclusion to the mediation.
We believe the settlement is in the best interest of the University and allows us to move forward and fully focus on other important issues.
The settlement is pending final action to dismiss the case by Judge Boyle.”