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Former Texas Tech chancellor David R. Smith pleads guilty to official misconduct

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Former Texas Tech Chancellor and former president of upstate Medical University in Syracuse, David R. Smith, pleads guilty to three counts of official misconduct. 

This according to a report by the Times Union in Albany, New York. He admits to secretly boosting his annual pay by more than $28,000 and used un-authorized expenses to increase his $5,000 a month allowance.

Smith resigned as Tech Chancellor in February of 2006 and was president of Suny from 2006 to 2013. 

According to the report he agreed to pay $250,000 in restitution and fines as part of his plea to three misdemeanor charges in Syracuse city court.

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