In a 14-0 vote today, the KCUMB Board vetoed the plan, which to all intents and purposes never really got off the ground in the first place.
Naturally, Speck continued to wallow and sulk in conclusion, leaving the heavy lifting to spokesman Rod Surber. From the Chart article:
University President Bruce Speck could not be reached for comment Tuesday. University spokesperson Rod Surber said Speck would not be available for comment, and said he didn’t know why.
The article says board member Dwight Douglas, who has continued to push the idea that the program was realistic and inevitable, also had no comment.