Michael Behrent, “‘Must teach more bill’ an attack on UNC professors,” Raleigh News & Observer

Michael Behrent brings our attention to Senate Bill 593, arguing that the bill is threatening public higher education in NC.

“Do college professors teach too little? State Sen. Tom McInnis believes the answer is yes. He recently filed Senate Bill 593, which would require all professors in the UNC system to “teach a minimum of eight courses per academic year.” Its title claims that it would “improve the quality of instruction” at public universities. The bill would, in fact, have exactly the opposite effect.” Full Article 

Dr. Michael C. Behrent, an associate professor at Appalachian State University, writes on behalf of the N.C. State Conference of the Association of American University Professors. He is also a member of SNCF.

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