May 14, 2014

HIGHER EDUCATION BUBBLE UPDATE: Jobless In Two Days. “Like so many institutions, Quinnipiac University has struggled at times to maintain its financial footing since the recession. And like their counterparts elsewhere, Quinnipiac professors have borne the brunt of that struggle, seeing a salary freeze and stalled hiring along the way. But faculty members say that no one saw last week’s rapid-fire round of full-time faculty cuts coming, and they’re still ‘reeling’ from the news.”

Things have gotten so bad, colleges are even closing their gender studies centers.

They’d be less surprised if they’d done more reading.