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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

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...

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 ...