The Chronicle of Higher Ed has picked up the story this month:
A Disciplinary Association Aims to Rein In a ‘Chaotic’ Hiring Calendar
"Q. What problem is this statement reacting to?
I'll post market design related news and items about repugnant markets.See also my Game theory, experimental economics, and market design page. I have a new general-interest book on market design: Who Gets What--and Why The subtitle is "The new economics of matchmaking and market design."