Priscilla Slade, the former president of Texas Southern University in Houston, agreed last week to pay restitution of $127,672 in a deal with prosecutors that allows her to avoid prison time on state charges that she violated her fiduciary duty by spending $523,000 of university funds on personal expenses.

Slade’s proceedings ended in a mistrial in October 2007, and the former president made her agreement with the district attorney just days before a second trial was to begin.

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