SFA regents approve four-day furlough for non-faculty staff

By Donna McCollum - email

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (KTRE) - In a cost-cutting move expected to save the university more than $600,000, the SFA Board of Regents voted to approve a four-day furlough for non-faculty staff.

The mandatory days off will be on April 21 and 22 and two days in May. Because of contractual issues, faculty will not receive the days off.

Faculty Senate Chair Ken Collier said the faculty was willing to also take part in the furlough and is concerned the move may create tension between faculty and staff.

SFA President Baker Pattillo said he hopes faculty will be part of future furloughs.

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