Thursday, May 14, 2009

Economic impact on university life - profs report life is getting more stressful

In this column entitled Next Budget Victim? Joy, the Chronicle of Higher Ed reports on the many ways - large and small - the current economic woes are ratcheting up the stress levels for professors, staff and students.  However, some see a silver lining amidst the budget cuts:  "colleagues are more open to new ideas in the current environment. [One professor] says she’s noticed, for instance, that faculty members in training to incorporate more distance learning into their courses have become receptive to ideas they once resisted."  Read more here.

Hat tip to Professor Kim Diana Connolly

I am the scholarship dude.

(jbl)

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