HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - December 23, 2008
The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University
Faculties said during a hearing Tuesday that the State System of
Higher Education should have negotiated with the union before
banning indoor and outdoor smoking in September.
State system administrator Michael Mottola says officials didn't
discuss the change with the union first because they were facing a
deadline to comply with a new statewide indoor smoking ban that
took effect that month.
Chancellor John Cavanaugh has said he interprets the law to
include all campus grounds - particularly because some classes are
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