Content-type: text/html ~ Stephen's Web ~ Academic cuts and queen sacrifices across the country

Stephen Downes

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For Bryan Alexander, a 'queen sacrifice' refers to a desperate strategy whereby institutions cut tenured staff, for example by cutting an entire department. Cuts and sacrifices are the story of the day in the US university sector, an eventuality that has long been predicted to stalwarts proclaimed it would never come.

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Last Updated: May 18, 2024 6:35 p.m.

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