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round of faculty cuts is coming to Bowling Green State University.
year, the university cut about 70 faculty positions. Now, they've announced
they're making another 30 cuts.
extremely frustrating to us that they continue to cut some of the best, most
hard-working, award-winning faculty," said David Jackson, president of the BGSU
Monday, BGSU sent an email to 30 non-tenured faculty members whose contracts
will not be renewed.
faculty typically teach eight classes a year," Jackson said. "Cutting 30
people, that's 240 fewer classes."
Kielmeyer, a spokesperson for the university says freshmen enrollment is down
and the university simply doesn't need the current number of faculty members.
really based upon student needs and student demands, so it's something we're
constantly dealing with and adjusting," Kielmeyer said.
says the cuts will hurt the quality of education BGSU offers.
options for students to take classes, potentially adding to the time it will
take for them to graduate and making the classes that remain larger – none of
which is good for the quality of a BGSU education," he said.
members are planning to notify future students and their parents on Saturday,
Dec. 7 at the BGSU Preview Day.