There has been a lot of concern about the restructuring and job cuts at King’s College in London in the Philosophy world as well as among paleographers.
But one at least one victor has emerged. The final report is out, which notes:
Classics will work closely with the new Centre for Hellenic Studies and will house one of the joint appointments. As the largest and most diverse UK Classics department outside Oxford and Cambridge, it will retain its full range of specialisms, including its current complement in Classical Archaeology and Art. It will benefit from the appointment of a new lecturer in Latin language and literature to respond to strong (and growing) student demand in this area.
So there’s at least a glimmer of hope for Western civilization.