COVID-19 added serious stress to an already difficult season for Oklahoma’s colleges and universities, still scrambling to recover from a decade’s worth of Draconian budget cuts. Chancellor Glen Johnson joins us for today’s Observercast – Episode 33: Boomer Sooner Or Bust? – to discuss the state of higher education amid a pandemic and strapped budgets that yielded larger classes, fewer course offerings, buyouts for senior faculty, and higher tuition and fees … which leaves students shouldering more of the financial burden at a time when career prospects are dicier than ever.
To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable