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"We can meet the full $45M budget gap WITHOUT having to cut the 32 majors and layoff 200-400 mostly teaching …
"The Big Ten's rules 'could not be clearer' when it comes to the commissioner's authority to act."
"Faculty cutbacks save the university cash, but cost the state in deeper ways."
"The humanities once mattered. Better to be the subject of political debate than to be marginalized or dismissed as irrelevant." …
But following market trends is Neoliberalism--Neoliberalism in higher education.
Congress may act to regulate NIL collectives and other aspects of major college sports.
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"The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics chose to legitimize the openly right-wing seizure of this institution."
"The faculty resolution targeted the administration's poor planning, faulty decision making, and financial mismanagement."
"This college didn’t just die; it was murdered."
Michael LeRoy, Univ. of Illinois professor, "There is no moral compass. There is no brotherhood."
"We must be attentive to seemingly trivial changes that signal a reconfiguration of academic institutions as businesses."
"How can we gain knowledge and wisdom as a society when we are only seeking content and computations?"