“Last year, Texas-based Collin College fired professor Suzanne Jones for signing an open letter calling for the removal of Confederate monuments, using the name of the institution in a website associated with a faculty union, and calling for reopening of school amid the pandemic.

She sued the school and the administrators responsible for her termination, including president H. Neil Matkin. Vice president Toni Jenkins described Jones as an ‘excellent faculty member,’ and still agreed with Matkin’s decision not to renew her contract, against the advice of her dean, provost, and associate dean…

This week, Collin College agreed to a settlement that included a two-year teaching contract at the institution worth $230,000 and $145,000 in legal fees.”