Inside Higher Ed
January 30th, 2015
The head of the University of Wisconsin System defended faculty from state Governor Scott Walker's suggestion that professors should teach more classes to save money as part of a Walker-backed $300 million budget cut.
Faculty are like state lawmakers, system President Ray Cross said in a
radio interview, "if all we think they do is what we see them do when
both chambers are in session. They only work a few months at best a
year. That's not any different than faculty. Faculty on average are
working 50 to 60 hours a week."