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Universities move to lay off faculty; The step follows years of declining enrollment in the Pa. State System of Higher Education.

Oct 31, 2020 - Philadelphia Inquirer

ABSTRACT

The step follows years of declining enrollment in the Pa. State System of Higher Education.

Five universities in Pennsylvania's state system have moved to lay off more than 100 full-time faculty members, which would be the largest such retrenchment in the system's history, according to the faculty union.

The step follows years of declining enrollment in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and as the system undergoes a redesign, including the integr...