Author of 'The Fall of the Faculty' will speak at Purdue
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - Benjamin Ginsberg, author of "The Fall of the Faculty: The Rise of the All-Administrative University and Why it Matters," will speak Oct. 13 at Purdue University.
The event is 6 p.m. in the Class of 1950 Lecture Hall and is free and open to the public.
Ginsberg, the David Bernstein Professor of Political Science and director of the Center for the Study of American Government at Johns Hopkins University, addresses the increase of administrative personnel, tuition increases, reduced classroom professor and student interaction, increased class size, job security for faculty and other higher education issues in his new book. The book was published by Oxford University Press in 2011.??
The event is sponsored by the Purdue University American Association of University Professors.
Sources: J. Paul Robinson, professor of immunopharmacology and biomedical engineering and Purdue AAUP president, email@example.com
Alexander Francis, associate professor of speech, language and hearing sciences, and Purdue AAUP vice president