The deal is that neither side will say bad things about the other for two years and that both will give 24 hours’ notice before speaking to media.
This shambles just gets worse and worse.
The University, having failed to say why it sacked the unblemished Halls, is now throwing money at him to buy silence. This is neither good governance, nor good use of public money. The vastly overpaid Provost ought to face questioning by state authorities.