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Thursday, July 05, 2012

Quote of the day.

It seems Democrat leader Mike Turner will be supportive of Republican measures to reform higher ed in Tennessee.

From the TNReports article....

Turner hinted that Democrats and Republicans might be able to find some common ground trying to determine how to diminish bloated, upper-level bureaucratic dead weight in the state’s university system.

“Higher ed has got to learn that we are in difficult times. When they cut they just tend to cut the bottom,” said Turner, a firefighter from Old Hickory who isn’t facing a re-election opponent this year. “They’ve still got their 19 vice presidents and their department heads and above them they’ve got chancellors, and I don’t think they live in the real world up there. If the United States can have one vice president, I’m not sure UT needs 19.”

1 comment:

  1. I agree with Representative Turner. Do we really need 99 State Reps running for re-election every two years?


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