Crapanzano was hired on a one-year non-renewal contract and was let go when her contract ended, said attorney Ruth W. Woodling, who is representing the college. Terry was terminated after he failed to complete his doctoral degree as promised, she said. He received three extensions, she said.
“This lawsuit contains false, sensational allegations on multiple fronts, all of which are far removed from the everyday reality we live on our campus,” according to a statement from the college. “We look forward to addressing all these matters in the proper forum, which is the courts.”
The college has until May 27 to respond to the suit.
The North Georgia school enrolls more than 1,000 students. Cathy Cox, a former Democratic state lawmaker and secretary of state, has served as president since 2007.