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President Conoley confirms Carmen Taylor’s separation from campus

President Jane Close Conoley sent out an email 4:40 p.m. Monday confirming Mary Ann Takemoto as the Interim Vice President for Student Affairs.

Mary Ann Takemoto is serving as the Interim Vice President for Student Affairs. Prior to this decision, she was the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs.

This decision comes in the wake of Vice President Carmen Taylor’s separation from her position with the campus today,” Conoley said in the email.

It is unclear at this time as to why Taylor was officially placed on leave; however, her employment status was linked to an investigation of former Associated Students Inc. employee Jamie Williams, according to University Police Detective Christopher Brown at a press briefing, Oct. 5. University officials told the Daily 49er that they were looking into whether the two were connected.

This story will be updated.

This story was updated on Oct. 9.

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