On Thu, 23 Jan 1992 20:04:11 EST Cal said:
>Oregon State University dropped its speech department as of Fall 1991.  While
>we of the UFVA were convening and drinking the Dean's wine, everything in the s
>speech department (or so I understand) was dispersed.  Vicky O'Donnell was
>lucky, I don't know of the others.
The same happened at University of Oregon (Eugene).  The tenured faculty
were reassigned to other departments--e.g., Ellen Seiter and Julia
Lesage wound up in English.  Film, as a division within the Speech
Department, just ceased to exist.