Hawai‘i Legislature Terminates Tenured Professor’s Position
Hawai‘i Legislature Terminates Tenured Professor’s Position
Thanks to administrative shuffling, professor Carl-Wilhelm Vogel remains employed at the University of Hawai‘i despite the removal of his position in the new state budget, but the university’s faculty union says lawmakers might have crossed a legal line.
Hawai‘i Legislature Terminates Tenured Professor’s Position
Hawai‘i Legislature Terminates Tenured Professor’s Position

Thanks to administrative shuffling, professor Carl-Wilhelm Vogel remains employed at the University of Hawai‘i despite the removal of his position in the new state budget, but the university’s faculty union says lawmakers might have crossed a legal line.

Thanks to administrative shuffling, professor Carl-Wilhelm Vogel remains employed at the University of Hawai‘i despite the removal of his position in the new state budget, but the university’s faculty union says lawmakers might have crossed a legal line.

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