On Wednesday, the Saskatoon StarPhoenix published an article outlining the presidential search controversy. The following is an excerpt:
"Senators want board chair to step aside
By Janet French, The StarPhoenix August 17, 2011
A handful of University of Saskatchewan senators are calling on the chair of the board of governors to step aside because of her ties to one of the world's largest uranium producers.
The senators also say lawyer Nancy Hopkins's position as a board member for Cameco Corp. puts her in a conflict of interest chairing a search committee for a new university president."