Family of University of Arizona professor killed on campus speaks out against the school

By Lauren Gilger
Published: Thursday, February 16, 2023 - 12:34pm

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It’s been four months since University of Arizona professor Tom Meixner was shot and killed on campus.

Murad Dervish, the former graduate student who is being charged with the crime, had already been barred from campus for threatening and harassing members of the department.

Now, Meixner’s family is speaking out, saying it wants the University of Arizona to take a new, critical report from a faculty committee seriously.

It’s just the latest in what has become a divisive investigation on campus, with faculty pointing the finger at the university.

Kathryn Palmer has been covering it all for the Arizona Daily Star, and The Show talked with her about what's happening. 

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