Edgewood College continues to cut tenured and tenure-track faculty positions
Edgewood College is still on track to cut a number of tenured and tenure-track faculty positions in order to balance the checkbook amid the pandemic.
The Madison-area college says these cuts began in 2018 in order to "simplify and consolidate the academic structure of the College." At the beginning of May, the college
to roll back a number of positions.
Edgewood Director of Strategic Communications, Ed Taylor, said in a release that the school has offered 'voluntary separation agreements,' which several faculty members have agreed.
Taylor says the cuts are necessary due to " changing student demographics and enrollment trends. Several faculty elected to accept the voluntary separation agreements," according to the release.