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President Dell'Omo Lays Off Entire Westminster Faculty
Letter to Faculty
October 31, 2017
How a For-profit Company Might Ruin Westminster
October 18, 2017
Statement on Proposed Sale of Westminster Choir College
Faculty Union Vows to Continue Oppose ill-conceived Sale of Iconic Music School
June 21, 2018
Letter to the Board and Robert Schimek Response
June 7, 2018
A Failure of Due Diligence:
Rider University’s Attempt to Sell Westminster Choir College
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Read about the proposed WCC sale in the New York Times
What is Happening to Westminster? And When did it Happen?
On October 29, 2015, Rider University President Greg Dell’Omo and Provost DonnaJean Fredeen give notice of layoff to 14 Westminster Choir College (WCC) tenured faculty and a number of long-time adjunct faculty, and, cancel 13 academic programs with no plan to... Click for a Chronology of the WCC Crisis.
Who is Offering to Buy Westminster?
Rider University's Board of Trustees announced on February 21, 2018, that it had agreed upon a non-binding term sheet for the purchase of WCC with Kaiwen Education Technology Co., Ltd., a for profit company. Click for a full explanation of what Kaiwen is (and was).
What is Westminster and Why is it Important?
From its beginning in 1920, Westminster has grown into one of the most premiere, world renowned music schools in the world. Click for a fact sheet of what Westminster is and some of its achievements.
"Buyer ID for Choir College Strikes Note of Alarm"
Kevin Shea, Trenton Times 3/4/18
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