Australia National University backs down on plan to sack all music teachers
by Norman Lebrecht
Denounced in Parliament, demonstrated against by students and derided across the music world, the ANU has withdrawn its plans to get rid of 32 music teachers. Professor Adrian Walter, whose idea it was, has disappeared off the face of the hemisphere to take a bigger post in Hong Kong.
The University may need to look at more of his decisions over the past year to make sure Professor Walter had his mind on the day job, not the one across the sea. Here’s more in the Canberra Times.