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Emory University Faculty Calls for Review of Controversial Program Cuts

In today’s Chronicle —

University officials shocked many faculty members at the Atlanta institution in September when they announced that several departments would be closed as part of a broad academic-restructuring plan. In a letter printed Tuesday in Emory’s student newspaper, leaders of the campus chapter of the American Association of University Professors called for a review of that effort, saying that “the overall process appears to have shown substantial noncompliance with accepted procedural standards of academic governance.”

Source: EMORYWHEEL
We ask that the administration delay further implementation of the announced changes pending full faculty review of the process by which these decisions were reached.

Read more at: www.emorywheel.com

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About judithcoe

I am a retired music professor emerita, faculty development champion, SoTL practitioner mentor and trainer, technology geek, fulbright alum, cultural ambassador, digital explorer, artist, and observer with a passion for Irish land- and seascapes, music and literature, Blasket Island people and culture, and the sea.

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