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Board of Trustees passes new appointment policy

Board of Trustees passes new appointment policy

By Megan Jones, Staff writer

May 9, 2016


Filed under Administration, Campus Life, News

New professors who begin teaching classes in August will work until September without having their appointments approved by the Board of Trustees. For some, such as Steven Salaita whose controversial appointment was denied, this can create a lack of job security leading into the academic year. Whil...

Court sides with Salaita in release of documents

Court sides with Salaita in release of documents

By Atoosa Sayeh

June 12, 2015


Filed under News

The Champaign County court sided with Steven Salaita and has asked the University to hand over the thousands of documents dealing with the professor’s hiring decision.At the Champaign County Courthouse in Urbana on Friday at 9:30 a.m., presiding Judge Thomas Difanis called the hearing. Anand Swaminathan, attorney ...