Politics Limits on tenure at Wisconsin Universities?

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  1. AmishGirl

    AmishGirl Well-Known Member VIP

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    Thought this was an interesting article ... :munch2: Howard Related b/c his daughters went to University.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/05/u...n-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&_r=1

    Unions Subdued, Scott Walker Turns to Tenure at Wisconsin Colleges

    Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin, who began building a national profile four years ago by sharply cutting collective bargaining rights for most government workers, has turned his sights to a different element of the public sector: state universities.

    As Mr. Walker takes steps toward announcing his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination, he and leaders in Wisconsin’s Republican-held Legislature have called for changes that would give a board largely picked by the governor far more control over tenure and curriculum in the University of Wisconsin System.

    Critics said the proposal, which is championed by Republicans in the Legislature, would burnish Mr. Walker’s conservative credentials as he is scrutinized by likely primary voters.


    .... Interesting idea ... I don't know if it would really be possible. On the one hand, I'm alarmed; on the other hand, who says Universities have to keep doing things the same way, over & over? :grad:
     
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    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    Nothing incentivizes hard work and trying harder more than a guaranteed job for life.
     
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    1Vegasgirl Well-Known Member VIP Gold

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    What he has done for his State is wonderful; it is in much better fiscal condition that when he took over - what more can a State ask for.

    It would be nice to have someone like that to govern the Country.
     
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    Trainwreckjm Well-Known Member

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    Anything that pisses of college professors has to be a good thing.
     
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    maroon Well-Known Member Banned User

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    We should all be so lucky as to have the work schedule of a college prof. ...lazy fucks.
     
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