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Tuesday, March 13, 2018

McGeorge Law School To Reduce Faculty By 25% Through Voluntary Buyouts

McGeorgeSacramento Bee, McGeorge School of Law to Reduce Full-Time Faculty By About 25%:

Dean Michael Schwartz said the move is part of the Sacramento law school’s strategic plan for the next five years and faculty members who volunteer for buyouts will have several options related to timing. ...

McGeorge anticipates 10 or 11 professors will take buyouts, which will free up money to reinvest in student recruitment. After the buyouts, about 28 full-time professors will remain. …

He also declined to disclose specific terms of the buyout packages, but said the packages will be the same for professors across the board.

According to Law School Transparency, McGeorge's 1L enrollment has fallen 56% from 2010 (from 346 to 152), and its LSAT median has fallen from 158 to 151. 

Above the Law, Law School Will Slash Faculty By 25 Percent To Free Up Funds For Recruiting Better Students

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"According to Law School Transparency, McGeorge's 1L enrollment has fallen 56% from 2010 (from 346 to 152), and its LSAT median has fallen from 158 to 151."

And per its ABA Form 509 disclosures, McGeorge has also increased the percentage of students with tuition discounts from 65% in 2011 to 98% in 2017, with the median discount increasing from $11,320 to $18,627 (despite the median student dropping from a 158 / 3.5 to a 151 / 3.2 over that period), and the percentage of students receiving more than a 50% discount effectively quadrupled.

Posted by: Unemployed Northeastern | Mar 13, 2018 8:55:28 AM

Hatchet man all along. Did you not know that?

Posted by: Anonymous | Mar 15, 2018 8:13:19 PM