“[T]enured professors could be fired and whole departments and programs more easily closed down.”

16 02 2011

Armageddon arrives in Nevada and tenured professors won’t be the only ones hurt:

UNLV President Neal Smatresk told a somber Faculty Senate on Tuesday that the administration was planning a kind of bankruptcy to deal with its budget crunch.

Under the “financial exigency” plan, tenured professors could be fired and whole departments and programs more easily closed down.

That’s bad enough, but try to get a job in another state and I’ll bet you that they can’t sell their homes either.


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18 02 2011
Tell that to Ward Churchill. « More or Less Bunk

[…] Bauerlein found the same Las Vegas Sun article that I did a couple of days ago. His response was a query: As you know, the only way to remove tenured professors is by shutting […]

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