Former Chair: Increased Scrutiny Reduces Planning Opportunities
When Sieg Wanke was chair of the chemical engineering department at the University of Alberta between 1985 and 2002, chairs were part-time administrators who had a reasonable amount of time for research and teaching and the ability to disperse any funds left over each year in ways that they thought would be of greatest benefit to the department. All this changed with major funding cutbacks and the introduction of new accountability rules.
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