Image:  Major changes announced at Texas A&M University's Qatar branch campus will fundamentally reshape the role of faculty, kicking professors off renewable rolling contracts in favor of fixed term deals and consolidating power under one dean. Critics argue that the plan—first floated in November—undermines academic freedom and will result in an exodus of talented employees. Some believe the main campus in College Station, Texas, is imposing unwanted and unneeded changes by fiat, and...


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