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USI defers decision on offering same-Sex partner benefits

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in Employee Benefits Program,Human Resources

The University of Southern Indiana (USI) board of trustees opted not to vote on a resolution to grant employment benefits to same-sex domestic partners. The trustees decided to take more time to review the issue.

USI President H. Ray Hoops submitted the resolution, saying the school is the only four-year public university in the state that does not provide domestic partner benefits. Officials at Indiana University and Purdue say the benefits are important for attracting top faculty and staff.

Chad Tew, USI associate professor of online journalism, said he knows three people who left the university over the past three years because it does not offer partner benefits. “The majority of faculty are behind this,” Tew said.

Not everyone agrees. More than 2,500 e-mails denouncing the benefits were sent to Hoops and the board of trustees from supporters of the American Family Association of Indiana, a conservative organization that has lobbied against the proposal.

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