The fall of the faculty examines the fallout of rampant administrative blight that now plagues the nations universities in the past decade universities have added layers of administrators and staffers to their payrolls every year even while laying off full time faculty in increasing numbers ostensibly because of budget cuts. The fall of the faculty was a fascinating read because it combined a lot of useful statistics 50 increase in faculty students vs 85 increase in administration in the same time period of university money that comes from tuition vs donations etc with humorous chilling anecdotes and also with the authors self aggrandizing . The fall of the faculty benjamin ginsberg powerful and stinging critique of one of the most powerful trends in academia the shift in power to non academic administrators exceptionally well written polemic that will stir controversy at universities across the country. As ginsberg says given the high cost of tuition and board and lodging in us universities wasting money is a sin against students and their parents who foot the bills but the fall of the faculty regards many presidents provosts deans and their underlings as positively dangerous to the academic enterprise of teaching and research because he . Faculty members feeling besieged by well take your pick increased scrutiny of their productivity and the relevance of their research broadsides against tenure attacks on their expertise and ability to collectively bargain or their shrinking role in the affairs of their institutions will no doubt find succor in a new book to be released next monthin his polemic the fall of the
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