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Faculty Senate approves counsel search

A six-person committee is preparing to hire Butler University’s first in-house legal counsel. Over the past six years, the university spent $2.4 million dollars on outside legal counsel, said  Ben Hunter, chief of staff. Hunter currently manages Butler’s outside legal contracts at Butler, and he recently completed a study to see if having an in-house

Butler officials not concerned with report on university value

Yahoo! Finance recently published a study that concluded that public universities are currently a better value for students than private universities. The Yahoo! study used information gathered through PayScale, a salary research company, and evaluated the schools based on their cost per year and the salaries of recent graduates. It did not, however, consider financial

Core budget gap filled

Butler University’s core curriculum no longer faces a budget gap as the 2012-13 school year gets underway. The core curriculum faced a budget shortfall of $400,000 last April. “Funding for the core was never in jeopardy,” said Ben Hunter, chief of staff and executive director of public safety. “The core will always be funded.” Hunter