Thursday, January 29, 2009
Eighteen Museum Anthropologists to Loose Their Jobs at Penn
As reported today in Inside Higher Education, eighteen research specialists are being laid off at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. The scale and scope of this restructuring move by the museum leadership appears unprecedented in the field of museum anthropology. Advocates for the targeted staff have established a website with information and a petition in opposition to this move. Those interested can find it here.