Deans and other university leaders say the cuts put further strain on overworked faculty members and will lead to a host of detrimental effects. More cuts are expected to be unveiled in July.
There is something quite undemocratic about viewing public education as a machine that feeds workers into the system.
There is an increasing sense of urgency for graduates to “hit the ground running” and this imperative, in effect, eliminates consideration of many traditional degrees.
Retired University of Wyoming historian Pete Simpson recently discussed the importance of science and the humanities at UW.
Gerry Meyer says he believes the sciences and engineering have a greater respect for the humanities than vice versa.