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BOT approves search firm for vice president position

September 18, 2016

An external search firm to recruit a new vice president for academic affairs was approved Friday at the Board of Trustees meeting. The board also gave its full support for the vitalization project and listened to faculty requests regarding the project. The board approved the purchase of an external...

Board of Trustees to hear request to conduct external Provost search

Staff Report

September 15, 2016

The Board of Trustees will hear a request to approve an external search for a new vice president of academic affairs at their meeting Friday. This search comes after the announcement of Blair Lord, the current vice president of academic affair’s retirement after a faculty vote of no confidence. According...

Student Senate approves disbursement of funds

Sydney Edwards, Copy Editor

December 9, 2015

The Student Senate approved several spending resolutions from the Apportionment Board during its an emergency meeting on Wednesday. The senate approved the $16,000 the University Board asked for to put on its Pantherstock event in the spring. Senator JaLisa Smith said she was not impressed with...

Faculty Senate to close part of meeting, vote on resolution

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor

November 16, 2015

The Faculty Senate will invoke the Open Meetings Act to close part of the meeting at 2 p.m. Tuesday in Booth Library. The first hour of the meeting will be open like any other Faculty Senate meeting, and the second hour will be a closed executive session with only the senate members. Jemmie Robertson,...

Faculty votes no confidence for Blair Lord

Cassie Buchman, Administration Editor

November 11, 2015

Results of a weeklong vote that ended Monday indicated that faculty voted no confidence in the performance of Blair Lord, the vice president for academic affairs. Out of the 349 people who voted, 67.6 percent voted no confidence, and 261 eligible voters did not participate. The Faculty Senat...

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