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updated: 4/24/2014 5:10 PM

ISU rehires fired grounds worker

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NORMAL, Ill. -- A former Illinois State University worker who was fired after an incident involving ex-ISU President Timothy Flanagan has been rehired at the campus.

ISU Chief of Staff Jay Groves tells The Pantagraph that former grounds superintendent Patrick Murphy has been hired as a horticulturist and curator of Fell Arboretum. Flanagan pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to a misdemeanor disorderly conduct charge in connection with the incident involving Murphy.

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Groves says new ISU President Larry Dietz thought Murphy "deserved another opportunity at the university." Groves says the horticulturist and curator position was open due to a retirement.

Flanagan resigned last month, days before the charge was filed. He took the top post at the university in August.

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