NEWS BRIEFS: Legislative Incursion in North Dakota Public Higher Education

FROM INSIDE HIGHER EDUCATION: With the support of at least one sitting state university president, a bill introduced in the North Dakota Legislature would give presidents the right to terminate faculty without the right of appeal. ‘It makes tenured professors accountable, just like anyone else,” said Mike Lefor, who introduced the legislation. “You take the private sector—you’re accountable to a boss.’” Read more here.

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