Why don’t people here share information? It’s so quiet like nothing’s happening but the situation is getting critical. The layoffs that could impact 300 people at Marquette deserve discussion. If someone is interested, here is the article:... — read more
Students voice opinions: Students and faculty protested Marquette's proposed budget cuts that would potentially lay off hundreds of non-tenure professors and staff. The protest was... — read more
Marquette University employees protest potential layoffs amid COVID-19 pandemic. –>. Sorry, we're having issues playing this video. In the meantime... — read more
There you go - here are some cuts (24 folks) and vacancies gone forever: Marquette University Layoffs Aimed At Protecting Against Enrollment Declines ... — read more
"An expected decline of between 15 and 20 percent of college-age students by 2026 has prompted Marquette University to lay off two dozen employees and keep 49 current and future vacancies... — read more
Funny, Marquette University holds 450,000,000 in cash and investments (as of 6/30/12) which is nearly equivalent to their entire income for one year... yet they fired 25 people. WOW, just WOW!
I have a very strong feeling the 25 people being let go are not the higher paid ones on the Marquette campus. The 25 people being let go almost certainly are likely the lower to lowest paid ones on campus. Food service staff? No! Food service is a... — read more
If Marquette were serious about cutting costs, it would do well to start firing some of the many lavishly paid administrators. Why does a cut of 25 people make headlines? In the real word outside academia, this goes on every day. Could any degree... — read more
Having been part of the Marquette community for almost 30 years, I have seen many blatant abuses of how money is spent. The upper tier of salaried administrators and the lavish spending that they are allowed on Marquette's dime is appalling. It is... — read more
25 staff positions, Robert Wild pushed for this. No faculty is affected. Overall, 100 positions will be eliminated as some people retiring will not have their positions filled after they leave.