Wheeling Jesuit President Ousted

August 7, 2009

The board of Wheeling Jesuit University has fired the West Virginia college's president, the Rev. Julio Giulietti, just two years after he was named to the post, The Wheeling News-Register reported. While details were not available, Father Guilietti told the newspaper he would sue. He said: "I was surprised that the board president pushed for a vote on this before my evaluation was half completed. That was an insult to the rest of the board and the university." The dispute follows a critical audit by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration of the university's grant agreements with NASA.

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