No confidence in Kutztown University president

Posted by Dale Wilsey Jr. | Posted in , , , , , , , , | Posted on Thursday, February 14, 2008

"By a vote of 45 to 15 (with 4 abstentions) APSCUF-KU Representative Council has authorized a vote of no confidence in President Cevallos.

Over the next two weeks APSCUF-KU will hold several faculty meetings to discuss the bill of particulars in even more detail. Links to the bill of particulars and other supporting documents can be found on the right-hand sidebar and the APSCUF-KU web site.

Further details about the voting dates and upcoming meetings will be posted here as soon as they become available."

-From the APSCUF-KU "no confidence" blog


KUTZTOWN--Only a few hours ago, APSCUF-KU (Association of Pennsylvania State College & University Faculties, Kutztown University chapter) voted to move ahead with a vote of "no confidence" in KUs president, Dr. F. Javier Cevallos.

The vote comes after months of negotiations that have shown little result on issues that APSCUF-KU has raised in a bill of particulars.

Students, faculty, and residents of Kutztown were split on the decision of whether or not such a vote should be taken. An open meeting was held on Jan. 31 in KUs Alumni Auditorium. Individuals from the campus and community urged for the vote to take place while others praised Cevallos for his work.

Today, the APSCUF representatives from each of the departments within KU voted to move ahead with the vote of "no confidence."

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Visit the APSCUF-KU website for more information.

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