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Chapman University settles lawsuit with wealthy O.C. donors
Chapman University settles lawsuit with wealthy O.C. donors

A Corona del Mar couple who accused Chapman University officials of manipulating them into a $12-million donation will drop their lawsuit against the college, according to a joint announcement. Instead of suing to recoup their gift, James and Catherine Emmi have agreed to a "restructuring of previously donated funds" to create a scholarship program for science, technology, engineering and math students, according to the statement distributed by Chapman. Neither the Emmis nor the university released details of the agreement, but Chapman spokeswoman Mary Platt said it effectively ended the litigation that accused the private college in Orange of taking advantage of 98-year-old...

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