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May 29, 2018- Ex Com E-Vote, Motion on Chancellor Search, Academic Freedom


Ex Com was asked by email on 5/23/18 to vote on the following. The FSU Executive Committee voted to endorse the motion below The votes were 11 in favor; 0 opposed; 2 members did not vote.

Please vote on the following motion proposed by Jeff Melnick:

"The Executive Committee of the FSU at University of Massachusetts, Boston extends its gratitude to the three finalists for the job of Chancellor  and wishes them well in all future endeavors. The Executive Committee of the FSU also wishes to affirm the principle of academic freedom which is at the core of our university mission. That academic freedom includes the right to speak freely on matters of campus interest without fear of censure or retribution."