Officials set new date for 2020 Faculty Assembly meeting

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Officials initially set this year’s meeting for Oct. 7 last winter before any COVID-19 restrictions were put into place, according to the website.

Officials have set Nov. 18 as the new date for the virtual Faculty Assembly meeting after postponing it from this Wednesday.

University President Thomas LeBlanc and Arthur Wilson, the chair of the Faculty Senate’s executive committee, said in a statement last week that since the meeting must be held virtually this year, officials needed more time to ensure that any votes taken during the meeting are “fair, complete and transparent.” Officials initially set this year’s meeting for Oct. 7 last winter before any COVID-19 restrictions were put into place, according to the website.

“Senate leadership and staff are working hard with IT personnel and the administration to identify and test reliable solutions that can allow a virtual assembly,” the website states.

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