Horrible news: Missouri Western cuts faculty, programs

Readers: I think the decision made at Missouri Western is the most significant cut to faculty and programs any institution has made in response to the economic fallout from coronavirus. Please let me know if that's wrong. Inside Higher Ed outlines what's happening at Missouri Western. The institution is laying off 31 nontenured instructors, including … Continue reading Horrible news: Missouri Western cuts faculty, programs

UMass-Boston delivers bad news to many faculty

As WBUR reports, About half the non-tenure-track faculty at UMass Boston are getting notices that they may not have jobs this fall. The notices come as universities struggle to figure out whether they will be able to open campuses in the fall and how many students will enroll either on campus or online. Faculty may … Continue reading UMass-Boston delivers bad news to many faculty

Time for college coaches to accept big pay cuts?

The Guardian asks whether America’s well-paid collegiate sports coaches need to surrender significant portions of their salaries because of the coronavirus pandemic. The current questioning of coaches’ financial value may also bring a reckoning for other athletic expenditures, Fritz G Polite, assistant vice president of opportunity development at the Harry F Byrd, Jr School of … Continue reading Time for college coaches to accept big pay cuts?