He's gone now. Like in many states, the highest paid state employee is the football coach at the big state university. Durkin earned $2 million. He'll get a buyout of about $4 million. Meanwhile, an assistant or associate professor of something important, like physics, engineering, math or English, gets 5-7% of that. (And most English professors do not kill their students)
U of MD. Class of 1975.
When you get fired for cause you should receive nothing! Not the 4-5 Million on the balance of the contract.