University of Kansas drops controversial dismissal policy
June 18, 2021
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas does not plan to use a policy that would have made it easier to suspend tenure protections, Chancellor Douglas Girod said Thursday.
Girod told the Kansas Board of Regents he was confident the university will not have to suspend tenure at any of its campuses in response to financial concerns, The Lawrence Journal-World reported.
The regents approved the policy in January to help universities address financial problems caused in part by the coronavirus pandemic. All five of the state's other public universities immediately said they would not...