Use Of University Equipment For Political Campaign Prompts Policy Review At U Of Central Arkansas

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Legal representatives and department heads at the University of Central Arkansas reviewed university policy with personnel at last week's end, after one employee complained that another used UCA equipment to view and print political campaign material.

The infraction, which was admitted to by employee Aaron Knight, occurred in the Office of Institutional Advancement. 

Jeff Pitchford, vice president for university and government relations, said that Knight, advancement research and communications specialist, has voluntarily worked for a campaign to rededicate a quarter-cent city sales tax.

The campaign, "4 the Love of Conway," culminates Tuesday with an election.

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