Fired employee: Clemson's project in Charleston is "wasteful and misguided"

The Greenville News on recently fired Clemson University executive secretary Eugene Troutman who is calling the school's Restoration Institute a "wasteful and misguided project:"
Troutman alleges that since Clemson announced its plans for the institute more than two years ago, nothing new has been built on the former naval base property in North Charleston despite $10 million in state funding, and that the school has hired three executives who each make more than $100,000 annually.

A Clemson spokesperson called the allegations "inaccurate and misleading."

But, if there were ever a time to get attention by calling something a poor use of tax-payer money, this is it.

Troutman is also suing the school for firing him.

Go check out the story at Greenville Online.

The Restoration Institute is here in Charleston and includes the restoration program of the H.L. Hunley.

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