Provost Meredith Hay is leading a national search committee for Valdez's replacement. She commented on the search during a strategic planning meeting last month. According to meeting minutes: "The committee is having difficulty attracting a diverse pool of candidates. The Hispanic candidates have all withdrawn, citing SB 1070 as an issue of sufficient concern regarding bringing their families to Arizona."
Hispanics withdraw applications for top UA job, cite SB 1070
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