When the engineering-technology department at the University of Central Florida learned last June that it was on a list of programs to be cut, it didn't fight to the death. It switched.
Next summer all but three of the department's 17 faculty and staff members will leave the research university in Orlando for a community college 45 minutes up the highway. Daytona State College has a shiny new building waiting for them, with positions that maintain their salaries and tenure.
Wednesday, March 31, 2010
If You Don't Want Our Department, ...
We'll Go to Another College