That's a shame. They annihilated darkroom film at my university my Junior year because the only professor fluent in darkroom work was retiring and they felt no need to replace him--all this to my amazement since the class was always full with a wait list. Go figure.
I find analog photography to be one of the greatest teaching tools underutilized in our current schools. Learning the processes from my research teacher, I learned mechanics, physics, chemistry, and art all in one subject. Is there anything else that comes close to that?