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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.”

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

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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