Ousted Southern Union President Back on Payroll

Jun. 5, 2008

OPELIKA, Ala. (WXTX) - The once fired president of SoutherN Union State Community College in Opelika is back on the payroll.

Two-year Chancellor Bradley Byrne has agreed to put Susan Salatto on paid administrative leave.

A judge ruled that the college system violated Alabama's Fair Dismissal Act when they fired Salatto in January.

Since her dismissal in January, Amelia Pearson has been serving as interim president, and wil continue to serve in that role.