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KU Student Leaders Will Not Be Impeached

Associated Press - January 28, 2016 8:30 am

University of Kansas film and media studies professor John Tibbetts is giving more than 700 autographed portraits of celebrities to the Kenneth Spencer Research Library.

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – The University of Kansas Student Senate has voted not to begin impeachment proceedings against three student leaders.

The senate voted Wednesday night to allow President Jessie Pringle, Vice President Zach George and Chief of Staff Adam Moon to remain in office.

Last November, a senate committee demanded the three be impeached, largely because of what was seen as their reluctance to support demands to promote diversity on the campus.

An impeachment committee found no allegations of misconduct against the three. The report also said their impeachment would set a dangerous precedent of removing officers from office because they aren’t popular.

After the impeachment efforts began last year, the three students released a list of diversity-related proposals they intend to pursue.

Associated Press information from: Lawrence Journal-World

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