Skip to comments.Slade charged TSU for $100,000 bar tab
Posted on 09/13/2007 9:43:51 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement
Ousted TSU President Priscilla Slade racked up a $100,000 bar tab at Scott Gertner's Skybar and Grille during her tenure and stuck Texas Southern University with the bill, prosecutors said Wednesday.
TSU routinely paid for $100 bottles of wine for Slade and drinks for her friends and staff, despite a prohibition at that time on state monies being spent on alcohol, Assistant District Attorney Donna Goode said.
Slade's former executive assistant, Erica Vallier, said that the rules for purchasing have since changed, but at the time, Slade told her not to worry about the prohibition. She said her boss drank bottles of Far Niente with her friends and staff at expensive bars, such as the Four Seasons bar and the Skybar.
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Not exactly Two Buck Chuck.
Far Out man!!!
Slade is accused of spending more than $500,000 of the school’s money on personal expenses, such as home renovations, drapes and bedding. DeGeurin has said Slade’s purchases were reasonable and necessary to court donors and improve the university’s image.
Vallier also testified that Slade spent university money during her tenure as president on at least two meals a day for herself and her staff at expensive restaurants, nights of drinking out and tickets for professional sports games.
She also said they traveled to Rome, Costa Rica and Maine.
Y’all got a drinking problem down yonder...
Nah - just a paying for it problem.
She’s a LIBERAL ELITEST. I’m sure she was entitled.
We have never had a problem drinking.
Getting up early has been a BIG problem tho.....
Just another in a long line of cheats running TSU into the ground and laughing all the way to the bank...
Wonder if any of those purchases included a new Kenmore freezer?
The State of Texas has been pouring tax dollars down the TSU rat hole for years. There have been other abuses. Whenever there is talk of putting any financial control on spending the “minority” community goes wild. Welfare for rich minorities is an entitlement.
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