Eye on Education

Bowling Green State University to Cut 100 Faculty Positions

Bowling Green State University will cut 100 faculty positions in order to save $5.2 million a year. That money will be “reallocated to other university priorities,” the Toledo Blade reports.

Bowling Green is the second largest school of education in the state, graduating more K-12 teachers than all other Ohio schools except Ohio State University.

Faculty at the college voted in October, 2010, to unionize, and as the BGSU Faculty Association, representing about 800 full-time instructors, began negotiating a first-ever contract with the administration in August, 2011.

David Jackson, president of the faculty association, said he and other faculty members were not told of the reductions by the administration.

Read more at: www.toledoblade.com

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