No, I’m not talking about the $6M the law school will burn this year trying to maintain its US News ranking (just $3M more than budgeted) or the $3.5M our VPEI will blow on window-dressing “Diversity Action Plans”, or the fact that our students and president are busy calling each other Nazis in the New York Times, or the fact that our VP for Enrollment is about 300 students & $5M short this year, or the fact that the Ducks continue to bring in the alleged assaults, strangulations, beatings, locker room fights, rapes, and concussions.
Yes, the rumors are true. Papa’s is closing. Hiring and retaining top faculty of the sort our new $500M Knight Campus will require has just become much harder. Sararosa Davies has the sad news in the Emerald: