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University hiring freeze won’t be lifted soon

By Maggie Sullivan

September 14, 2015

The University will not be hiring additional faculty to keep up with the influx of students — at least not soon.Walter Knorr, vice president and chief financial officer, said the University administration hiring freeze that President Timothy Killeen announced July 2 is still in place and will not ...

Board of Trustees approves background check, discusses budget

By Maggie Sullivan

September 10, 2015

UPDATE (12:35 p.m.)Walter Knorr, vice president and chief financial officer, reported an update on the University's financial state despite still lacking finalized state appropriations for fiscal year 2016."We continue to have a spread of possible reduction ranges from $57 million, or 8.5 ...