Lecturers teach at universities across the United States, and many work off of short-term contracts that can come up for renewal every one or two years. This month, the University of New Hampshire informed five lecturers that their contracts would not be renewed for another year. This follows 17 non-renewals from the university last year. Michele Dillon is the dean of the College of Liberal Arts at UNH. She spoke with NHPR's Morning Edition Host Rick Ganley about how eliminating these positions fits into the college's overall strategy for success. (Editor's note: this transcript has been edited lightly for clarity.) What's behind these cuts? What specifically are the challenges that you're facing? Well, they're not specifically cuts. I have appointments...
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UNH Releases Five More Lecturers; Japanese Program Eliminated