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Academic Senate passes resolution on background checks

Interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson listens to attendees speak about various issues at the Academic Senate meeting on Monday.

By Christin Watkins

December 8, 2015

A vote by the Academic Senate on Monday urged change in the background check policy that has been a concern since the Board of Trustees postponed its implementation in October.In a 55 to 35 vote, members of the senate passed a resolution proposing that all University employees should be required to comp...