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USU Refusing to Pay Tim Duryea his Final Year's Salary, Family Claims

Cache Valley Daily Friday, Apr. 13, 2018


An alleged typo could prevent former Utah State University head basketball coach Tim Duryea from receiving his final year’s salary. ... Because he was let go before his employment contract was up, Duryea is still owed the salary for the duration of the agreement. According to Angie Duryea, Tim Duryea’s wife, the university is taking advantage of a typo in the contract to get out of paying the final year’s salary of $279,000. Both the contract and the offer letter state the employment term is for five years, but there is a contradictory line in the contract. It states that Tim Duryea would be employed “for a term of five (5) years, commencing on March 30, 2015, and ending on June 30, 2019.” The listed dates only cover four, not five, basketball seasons. ... USU spokesperson Tim Vitale said in an email that there is a discrepancy in the dates of the contract that the university is attempting to resolve. ... This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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