Links of the Week

Cal Poly faculty leaders call out administration over pay and management style
The Tribune
With the anticipated June 30 retirement of Provost Kathleen Enz Finken, the executive board of the Cal Poly Chapter of the California Faculty Association (CFA) believes it is an appropriate time to reconsider her seven-year legacy and, by extension, the legacy of the current university administration.

Here’s how California can become a tuition-free college state
LA Times
“Many people must suffer from math and English deficiencies. They confuse “tuition-free” with “free college.”
Stuck in their minds is the false notion that if students don’t pay tuition at public universities, they’re getting a free ride. That’s a flawed concept because it ignores the high costs of housing, books, parking and other expenses of living away from home.”