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Former U of I employee sues over non-renewed contract

MOSCOW, Idaho. - A former University of Idaho employee has filed a civil lawsuit against the school in 2nd District Court, saying she was let go after she made statements about the waste of public resources.

In court documents, former associate registrar Cynthia Leonhart says she prepared and submitted comments in response to a request from university administrators for cost-saving ideas.

Leonhart says she handed in various statements to university administrators during the 2008 - 2009 school year regarding the alleged waste of public funds, property and manpower.

The Moscow-Pullman Daily News reports the university's annual contract with Leonhart, a 20-year employee, was not renewed in June.

A preliminary hearing in the case has been scheduled on April 21.

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