UNLV Professors Accept Buyouts

LAS VEGAS-- Four dozen tenured professors at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas have accepted voluntary buyouts. UNLV President Neal Smatresk says faculty layoffs would have been necessary had not the 48 professors quit their jobs. The Las Vegas

Review-Journal reports the university will pay $7.4 million to the departing professors, but will save almost $5 million a year in salaries, though some of those faculty members will have to be replaced.

 

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