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July 12, 2013 7:19 AM Subscribe
posted by MisantropicPainforest (67 comments total)
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"Are We on the Threshold of the North American Decade
" is the title the new course taught by four star general and Visiting Professor at CUNY, David Petraeus. For his two courses at CUNY, Petraeus will be paid over $150,000, which is much more than CUNY's average adjunct salary of $3,000 per course.
The full course description is as follows:
"In this interdisciplinary seminar, students will examine in depth and then synthesize the history and trends in diverse public policy topics with a view towards recommendations for America’s leadership role in the emerging global economy."
In addition, CUNY will provide Petraeus with
"graduate student support...to assist [him] with course research, administration, and grading".
Paul Krugman remarked that
"there are, I think, things I might want to hear David Petraeus talk about. But “recommendations for America’s leadership role in the emerging global economy” definitely don’t fit."
CUNY Political Science Professor, Corey Robin, has accused
the CUNY administration of a cover-up of Petraeus' initial salary offer.
NY City Councilman, Brad Lander, has initiated a petition
for CUNY to remove the offer.
Corey Robin has more
. As does Samir Chopra
CUNY is a cash-strapped public university