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Category Archives: compensation

The Irony of it All

The pecking order: those who teach the most students are not part of the academic elite. The pecking order: those with the fewest students are the privileged, proud elite. Those who … Continue reading

November 21, 2015 · 2 Comments

AAUP Leadership in Midst of CUNY Activism

On October 20, The Excelsior, the student news site at Brooklyn College published an article titled “Brooklyn College PSC Continues to Press CUNY and the State.” At the top of the … Continue reading

November 21, 2015 · 5 Comments

Fighting for Five With the CFA

Yesterday more than a thousand California State University (CSU) faculty members, students, and their supporters marched through Long Beach, California to the CSU Office of the Chancellor, where the CSU … Continue reading

November 18, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fight for Five in the CSU!

Tomorrow members and supporters of the AAUP-affiliated California Faculty Association will gather at the California State University Chancellor’s Office, where the CSU Board of Trustees will be meeting, to urge … Continue reading

November 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

A Faculty Response to the University of California’s Budget Proposals

The following post is by Michael Meranze, Professor of History at UCLA, and is reposted (with some minor clarifications of terms for non-Californians) from Michael’s and Chris Newfield’s Remaking the … Continue reading

November 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

More Details on Salaita Settlement with University of Illinois

The Daily Illini, the student paper at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been a very reliable source on the tenure travesty of Dr Steven Salaita. They report that Dr … Continue reading

November 12, 2015 · 1 Comment

College Professors Paid Shamefully Low Wages

The following is excerpted from a column by Albor Ruiz published today in the New York Daily News: If you thought only fast food workers, home attendants and the like … Continue reading

November 9, 2015 · 4 Comments

High Pay for Presidents Not Shown to Yield Fund-Raising Benefits

The following are excerpts from an article in the Chronicle of Higher Education, published online two days ago: Public colleges should not assume that a generous salary will buy them … Continue reading

November 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

CUNY Faculty and Staff Take Militant Action!

On the same day that the California Faculty Association (CFA) announced that 94% of its voting membership had voted to authorize strike actions, faculty and staff represented by another AAUP-affiliate, … Continue reading

November 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Students in Debt, Professors in Poverty—What’s Going Wrong?

In a piece published last week by Huffington Post, Laurie Jones and Wanda Evans-Brewer ask and answer that rhetorical question in promoting a new short film called Professors in Poverty. … Continue reading

November 2, 2015 · 1 Comment



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