On Tue, 20 Aug 1991 16:09:18 CST Sandra Basgall said:
>The fallout from Kinko's has been greatly enlarged due to the lack of
>resources due to the recession we seem to not be happening. Our library
>will only allow 25 books per professor in the reserve room as they don't
>have enough staff to handle more.
Sandra raises another, touchy issue: the affect of the recession on
I know that U of Oregon's Department of Speech (which housed film/TV)
was recently disbanded, with the tenured faculty being farmed out to
other departments. Here at Alabama the Dean has just begun talking
about cutting positions--an unheard of concept even before during the
economic setbacks of the '80s.
Does anyone have horror stories they'd care to share on SCREEN-L? (If
they think it's appropriate.) And what have educators been doing to
deal with the current tight-money situation?
And, perhaps crucially, how may faculty find out just how tight is "tight".
We're constantly told that "there is no money"--even when administrators'
pet projects continue to be funded. How do we know when the money >really<
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