department cuts

admin

By Stephen Fowler Assistant News Editor Editor’s note: Names of faculty members who spoke during the meeting have been omitted, in accordance with the terms that allowed the Wheel to attend the meeting. More than 125 of the College’s 500-plus ...

Unlike the Journalism program and the Visual Arts department, which are officially closing at the end of this semester due to Emory department changes announced in September 2012, the Division of Educational Studies (EDS) will be open until May 2017 ...

More than 200 University students and faculty protested in front of and inside the administration building on the Quadrangle Tuesday, voicing their concerns about the department changes announced earlier this semester and demanding a meeting with University President James W. ...

On Sept. 14, 2012, Dean Robin Forman announced a number of changes to the curriculum, including the closing of the Department of Visual Arts, the Division of Educational Studies, the Program in Journalism and the Department of Physical Education (the ...

Of the many issues surrounding the recent departmental changes, one concerns the role of students in major university decisions. In a recent interview, College Dean Robin Forman said that while the University believes in shared governance and joint decision-making, the ...

To the Editor: As recent Emory University alumni, we could not be more baffled by Emory’s recent decision to eliminate its Journalism Program. In addition to the profound impact that the program had on our educational experience, the University’s removal ...

Emory’s recent decision to shut down or suspend various academic departments and programs has rightly generated campus-wide and national attention. On the popular education blog Inside Higher Ed, Liz Reisberg called the moves “stunning,” given that journalism, economics, and Spanish ...

Emory graduate students hosted a rally on the steps of the Administration Building on Monday in light of the University’s decision to suspend graduate programs in economics and Spanish and shutdown a number of other programs. The rally provided a ...

                              In 1978, 1,200 students staged a three-day sit-in to protest massive cuts by their university. Their confrontation only ended when the university agreed to establish ...