PSU Faculty Senate rejects no-confidence statement aimed at university board

With a 128-58 vote, the Penn State Faculty Senate voted down Tuesday a proposed no-confidence statement on the university Board of Trustees, reports. Dissenters said the effort, had it passed, would have been judgmental and counterproductive.

“We all believe that Penn State is a world-class institution,” said Jean Landa Pytel, a former Faculty Senate chairwoman and sitting member. “We need to act accordingly.”

To that end, she went on, when problems arise, people in the institution should rally together to seek solutions in a “meaningful, constructive manner.”…Read More