March 25th, 2019 | by CollegeAD

The phrase on the street when it comes to Maren Walseth and her exit as the head women’s basketball coach is commonly called a buyout. It may not be that easy. Walseth and the university agreed “to mutually part ways” two weeks ago. NDSU athletic director Matt Larsen said Monday that the two parties are working on the “separation language in her contract.” “There are always opportunities to negotiate different terms based on what’s best for her and best for the school,” Larsen said. “A separation agreement is generally entered into because one of the parties to the contract believes that they are entitled to something other than what was agreed to in the original contract,” he said. ” Under Walseth’s six-year contract that was signed in 2104, terminating the contract for “just cause” would have to include any of four factors: A breach of university rule, state or federal law; dishonesty by coach in documents or records; any act that brings the coach or NDSU into public contempt, scandal or ridicule; or failure by the coach to be a good citizen. – inforum – Read More

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