Sunday, April 16, 2017

Advertisement Cincinnati Law Dean Is Put on Leave After Proposing Ways to Cut Budget - ELIZABETH OLSON, NY Times

When Jennifer S. Bard took the reins of the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 2015, her chief mission was to overhaul the school’s troubled finances. She proposed measures to cut costs, including expanding teaching loads, limiting travel expenses and curbing summer salary stipends for research. But faculty members pushed back. After so much squabbling between the dean and the professors, the public university’s provost stepped in to mediate. Last week, Dr. Bard, who came from Texas Tech University’s law school, was stripped of her duties as dean and placed on leave — with no public explanation.

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