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3-30-12

Chancellor's Update: Communication from President Poshard

TO: Faculty and Staff

President Poshard asked that we deliver the following message to the campus community.

Vaughn Vandegrift, Chancellor

FY 12-13

Dear SIU Employees,

The tuition waiver bill (HB 5531 - Arroyo) which would have taken away the employee incentive for tuition waivers for children of employees has been defeated in the House by a vote of 26-Yes and 75-No and 7 voting present. A bill must have 60 votes to pass. In the House Appropriations Committee hearing and in the Senate Appropriations Hearing I voiced strong opposition to this bill as did other university presidents and I am happy to inform you of its defeat.

Sincerely,

Glenn Poshard

President

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