Reed retires – post your comments now!

May 25, 2012—The news is spreading fast that CSU Chancellor Charles Reed announced his retirement yesterday.

Faculty, students and many more are posting their comments to the online news stories.

Funny, angry, creative, thoughtful, the comments share a great deal about what is happening to our great public university system.

You can join in.

Check out these news posts, then share your own comment and/or click “like” on the comments that share your views.

KQED-FM “Forum”
The morning talk show on public radio in Northern California interviewed Reed for half an hour on May 25. It was a softball session until some callers took on the tough issues. Post your comments on their web page. By May 26, an audio of the interview should be posted here, too.

Chronicle of Higher Education
This first report on May 25 about the retirement includes comments from others including CFA. A very lively debate session in the comment area below the article has ensued. (CHE may require you to have a subscription to view this article after May 31.)

Los Angeles Times
A report full of testimonials includes the CFA president pointing out “”We’ve felt we needed a leader with a real commitment to public service and have been repeatedly disappointed with the apparent obsession with the well-being of executives.” Comments can bring out more themes and topics on Reed’s tenure.

CBS TV Los Angeles
In a report on the announcement, CBS described protests over executive pay and relived their investigative report on the Chancellor’s Office spending. Plenty of space for your comments.

Associated Press
This report ran in other papers all over the state, offering a chance to comment on many local news web sites. The link shows how it appeared in the San Luis Opispo regional paper.

Diverse Education
This is a good place to post comments about ten years of policies regarding access, affordability and quality of education in the California State University.

Still more places to post your comments…

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Also, see CFA’s statement on Reed’s retirement announcement and see what he had to say in his own Public Affairs announcement.