Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Tenure written out of state law, but penalties written in....

You're hearing it a lot now from conservative pundits and Republican politicians; tenure hasn't changed, now that the UW will watch over it. But that's not true at all.

That's why it seems crazy the clueless commentary seen here from blogger Christian Schneider was ever allowed to make print in the Journal Sentinel.

While lawmakers complained and did away with a Wisconsin law protecting tenure, they replaced it with another state law allowing dramatic penalties against tenured faculty. Huh?

From WPT's Here and Now, the most amazing observation from UW Milwaukee English Professor Richard Grusin:


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