Monday, April 17, 2017

Good Luck, New Mexico!

These days I would advise any newly minted Ph.D to think hard about whether to accept a job at a state university.
Education funding in New Mexico is in trouble.

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has vetoed higher education funding. All of it — and the legislature cannot override her veto.

Not because they are Bad, but because while regular funding issues are not new, the general commitment to state higher ed conforming to certain academic norms has been cracking...