NYU President Sends Tenured Faculty Back to the Classroom

New York University president John Sexton has waded into one of the thorniest issues in higher education, with critics bemoaning the status of undergraduate education at research universities, where ‘star’ professors can avoid teaching altogether. Shortly after John Sexton became president of New York University last year, he launched a daring experiment aimed at improving the sagging quality of undergraduate education. Instead of hiring part-time professors, Mr. Sexton persuaded some of the university’s most distinguished minds to teach undergrad classes. He made it clear that while graduate education and research were still priorities, it was no longer acceptable for professors […]
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