Governor calls for $1.5B 10 year university investment

That would be the Governor of Connecticut, talking about UConn and, mostly, STEM. Not clear but the financing seems to involve bond sales, a la Richard Lariviere:

Increase faculty in science, technology and engineering by 258 at the three campuses, in addition to 290 new faculty the university is in the process of hiring.

If you believe Interim Provost Bean’s latest attempt to count, UO’s tenure track faculty increased by 17.2 this year. And for those convinced that the faculty union will inevitably kill UO, UConn has been unionized since the 1950s. Their union website is here. Full disclosure: my father was one of the founders. 1/31/2013.

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