CHAMPAIGN — An Eastern Michigan University professor is scheduled to deliver a talk on the financial condition of the University of Illinois next week.
Howard Bunsis' speech is called "Our University at the Crossroads: Finances, Budgets, and the Faculty" and will be held at the University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St., C.
The event, sponsored by the Campus Faculty Association, will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday.
Bunsis, who has spent a decade studying the finances of major universities, is expected to discuss budget surpluses, faculty salaries, the decline in tenured and tenure-track faculty and more. He also will share his financial outlook for the university and take questions.
Bunsis is professor of accounting at Eastern Michigan University and chairman of the Collective Bargaining Congress of the American Association of University Professors. He has a law degree from Fordham University and an MBA and a doctorate in accounting from the University of Chicago.