From the Denton Record-Chronicle:
An estimated 1,500 students had signed a petition showing their support for the University of North Texas Libraries by Tuesday afternoon during an on-campus protest at the Library Mall.
Jody Billeaudeaux, a senior with a focus on philosophy and anthropology, said he organized the protest after he read an article in the Nov. 16 issue of the Denton Record-Chronicle [link below] in which Provost Warren Burggren discussed the $1.7 million budget hit to the library.
[Provost Warren] Burggren told the Denton Record-Chronicle that the online uproar was premature and misguided but said he and other university officials understand the importance of a strong university library.
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