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Supporters rally around Kilgore during employment controversy

Faculty gathered on the steps of the Swanlund Administration Building on Monday to present a petition to Chancellor Phyllis Wise and Provost Ilesanmi Adesida, calling on administrators to restore James Kilgore’s employment status. The petition was signed by 310 faculty members.

By Tyler Davis

May 6, 2014

At Swanlund Administration Building, the doors to the offices of the chancellor and the provost remained closed Monday to a group of faculty members delivering a petition in support of the restoration of James Kilgore’s employment status at the University.  Kilgore, a research associate for the Cent...