New Budget Proposals Threaten Layoffs to Teaching Faculty

By Duane Paul Murphy The University is considering budget cuts for the 2018-2019 academic year that would include laying off professors and staff members and increased class sizes, according to four professors who have been briefed on the proposals. University Provost Andrew Abela has held meetings with professors last week to discuss the proposals. Though Read More …

Fewer Tenured Professors in Years to Come

By Bridget King Of the 16 new staff members hired by Catholic University this year only two were on the tenure track which signals an unwanted shift in University policy for some. Tenure is prestigious rank given to professors that, along with the increase of stature, provides a level of job security, as tenured professors Read More …

Plans for Center for Teaching Excellence Fall Apart

By Grace Woo In April of 2015, the position “Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning” was created and offered to Diane Bunce, a Chemistry professor who taught at the Catholic University of America for thirty years. However, Bunce chose to resign in mid-July of the same year. The goal of the new Vice Provost’s office Read More …

Catholic University Welcomes New Administrators

By Joe D’Antonio The Catholic University of America made a series of major changes to the administrative staff over the summer. The first announcement came from the President of the University, John Garvey, in an email on June 2nd. The President announced that the position of Provost would be filled by Dr. Andrew V. Abela. Read More …