Former Michigan governor Jennifer Granholm is lined up, as Derek Draplin of the College Fix reports, to teach:
… a graduate course focused on “creating jobs through better government policies,” [which] the class description states, adding “... is designed to help to launch the American Jobs Project at UC Berkeley.”
Her qualifications are of the “life experience” sort and, who knows maybe she’s learned something, since:
… as governor from 2003 to 2011, Michigan’s unemployment rate soared from 6.6 percent at the beginning of Granholm’s term up to 14.2 percent in 2009, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. When she left office, the unemployment rate languished at 11 percent. The national average at the time was 9 percent.
Ms. Granholm certainly knows about getting a good job for herself.
At the Goldman School of Public Policy, Granholm is listed as “Distinguished Professor of Law and Public Policy” and will make $84,300 for teaching the “American Jobs Project,” the only course she is scheduled to teach in the fall semester, according to an online database of public salaries. The two previous years she earned about $150,000 per year …
Nice work, if you can get it.