AAUP calls UM president's proposal a "backdoor salary cut"

Wednesday, February 4, 2009 | 10:22 p.m. CST; updated 9:22 p.m. CST, Thursday, February 5, 2009

COLUMBIA — A group of MU professors reacted negatively Wednesday to a proposal to make faculty pay a portion of their retirement benefits and give furlough power to the University of Missouri System's president.