US university chair quits over music cuts

US university chair quits over music cuts


norman lebrecht

November 20, 2017

Professor D. Thomas Toner resigned this weekend as chair of the Department of Music and Dance at the University of Vermont after a dozen classes were cut to save budget.

The college is struggling with a potential $4 million deficit. The saving on music classes is $50,000.

Read here.





  • Sue says:

    “Tone-r”? Nice.

  • Lenny says:

    Probably, not a penny will be cut from athletics!
    America continues to screw the arts and academia..

  • Greg says:

    I wonder if any classes were cut in gender studies, history of activism, marijuana studies, politics of division, mainstream media appreciation, social trigger awareness, or identity politics. Not likely at that place.