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University of Utah $10.5M Settlement for Family of Murdered Student

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (KUTV/CBS) — On the two year anniversary of Lauren McCluskey’s death, University of Utah President Ruth V. Watkins and Lauren’s parents announced a settlement agreement in the McCluskey’s lawsuit against the U.

The terms of the settlement are as follows, according to court documents:

Through its risk management agency and its insurance provider, the University of Utah will pay the McCluskeys $10.5 million by March 31, 2021.
The University of Utah will make a $3 million donation to the Lauren McCluskey Foundation no later than March 31, 2021. No tuition or state-appropriated funds will be used in making this donation, the U stated.
The University of Utah pledged to build an indoor track for the Track and Field team, which Lauren was apart of before she died.
The University of Utah’s Center for Violence Prevention will be renamed as the McCluskey Center for Violence and Prevention.

Read the source article at localnews8.com

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