Faculty

8 Courses a Year for Every Professor? N.C. Lawmakers Ponder the Possibility

Courtesy of Tom McInnis

The North Carolina bill is unlikely to pass in its current form, but its sponsor, state Sen. Tom McInnis, says he hopes his proposal to cut the pay of professors who teach less than a 4/4 load generates “legitimate debate about the role of professors in the classroom.”
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A bill introduced late last month in the North Carolina General Assembly has set faculties across the state abuzz with a bold suggestion: Require all professors in the University of North Carolina system to teach at least eight courses each academic...

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