Monday, March 30, 2015

Ohio U. Faculty Objects to $1.2-Million Purchase of House for President

The Chronicle of Higher Education
March 27th, 2015

Faculty members at Ohio University have objected to the $1.2-million purchase of a new residence for the institution’s president, The Athens Messenger reports. More than 80 professors wrote an open letter calling the Ohio University Foundation’s purchase a “poor use” of money.
“At a time when student debt is spinning out of control, and the funding of higher education is in crisis … it makes no sense to undertake such lavish expenditure,” the letter states.

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