SAS Faculty, Staff Stand Strong Against Cuts

On October 15, 2020, an emergency SAS faculty meeting was held in response to recently announced layoffs in multiple academic departments.  Both faculty and staff spoke out during the meeting against Executive Dean Peter March, his layoff decisions, lack of transparency, and a host of other failures.  Here is a selection of what occurred during the meeting:

Faculty resolution to reverse layoffs

Manufacturing Scarcity (PDF) — Presentation by Professor David Hughes, Department of Anthropology

Remarks from Christine O’Connell, President of URA-AFT

Remarks from Andrew Goldstone, Associate Professor of English