FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Ed Taylor, Director of
Strategic Communications 608-663-2333
Madison, Wis. (May 27, 2020) – Edgewood College announced today more
steps toward a financially sustainable future. Those steps include
elimination of a number of tenured and tenure-track faculty positions.
Today’s announcement is the latest in a series of steps taken in the
recent past to align faculty and staff positions with changing student
Work to simplify and consolidate the academic structure of the
College, the student services division, and other areas began in
earnest in August of 2018.
Since that time, the College offered a series of voluntary separation
agreements to achieve a number of position eliminations aligned with
changing student demographics and enrollment trends. Several faculty
elected to accept the voluntary separation agreements.
Additional position eliminations from tenure track and tenured faculty
are required to ensure the long-term financial viability of the