Should professors be teaching more?
When universities try to bring in more dollars, the methods are often controversial --think tuition hikes, or private sector funding for research. Well, the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario is adding another hot potato to the pile: it's suggesting professors can help out with the cash crunch by teaching more courses.
Harvey Weingarten is the council's president and CEO, and also a former president of the University of Calgary, and a professor of psychology. He joined us to explain the recommendation.