The management at King’s have decided to embark on an ill-conceived, immoral, and irrational attempt to make academic members of staff, including full professors, within the King’s philosophy department, redundant or retire under pressure (some details can be found here: http://leiterreports.typepad.com/). Not only is this happening in an arbitrary and unaccountable fashion, but it will undermine the integrity and academic culture of one of the world’s best research departments. As is to be expected, the proposed changes entirely contradict King’s self-professed attempts to foster “an intellectually rigorous environment” (quote from the KCL website).
Nor is it true that “ all current students…will be largely unaffected by these proposals”, as many will lose their supervisors, or be affected by the ensuing academic deficit that is likely to linger indefinitely as the department attempts to counter the harm caused by the actions of King’s administration.
This group illustrates our complete disavowal of the content of these proposed changes, our disgust with the manner in which this process is taking place, and our solidarity with any member of staff who finds their job or career under threat.Página de Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?v=info&ref=ts&gid=277389651575
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