BLOOMINGTON, Ill. (AP) — Former Illinois State University President Timothy Flanagan has been found guilty of disorderly conduct during an altercation with a university employee.
McLean County Judge Michael Stroh gave Flanagan a year of probation and ordered him to perform 30 hours of community service and pay a $300 fine.
In a printed statement Flanagan said he regretted raising his voice with grounds superintendent Patrick Murphy on Dec. 5.
Prosecutors said Flanagan screamed at Murphy at close range in a way that alarmed Murphy. Murphy was fired a short time later but has since been rehired.
Flanagan resigned in March. He had been hired in August at a $350,000 annual salary.
Larry Dietz, a former administrator at SIU, replaced Flanagan as president.
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