Apparently a threat to that most cherished of academic values, at least by faculty, “shared governance.”
And predictably put the blame somewhere else.
The Wisconsin Board of Regents under Republican Governor Scott Walker have actually reaffirmed their commitment to academic freedom in the state university system.
Wait until you see what has the AAUP the most incensed
Teacher’s unions are hell bent on keeping the agency fees they collect from government workers whether they want to join the unions or not.
And the education establishment hastens to shift blame from the college’s left leaning ambience.
When most of us get in financial binds, we look at ways to cut expenses. Not universities.
Academics and educators may not like westerns but when their politcking is at stake, they are more than willing to circle the wagons.
Now this is interesting: Our old friend John Wilson from the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) claims that CBS tilts to the right in its coverage of free speech controversies in higher education involving conservatives.
Which state has excelled in producing presidents and college football champions? Here’s a hint: It begins with an O.