Albion Moves Ahead With Controversial Cuts

May 17, 2010

Albion College's board approved a series of cuts Friday that include 15 full-time faculty positions. The college is eliminating academic majors in computer science and physical education and minors in dance, journalism and physical education. College officials said that the changes were needed to preserve quality following enrollment declines. Many faculty members have questioned the process the board used, and said that it eliminated past protections for professors' role in evaluating academic changes and for preserving tenure.

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