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Category Archives: shared governance

Chancellor Wise on Possible AAUP Censure and Donor Influence in Salaita Firing and Dismissal

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Chancellor Phyllis M. Wise fired Steven Salaita for extramural utterances on Twitter. She gave an interview for the influential The News-Gazette: no other paper has pipelines to the university … Continue reading

January 26, 2015 · 4 Comments

The Salaita Case and the Case for Faculty Unionization

In early August, I came across an op-ed on the Salaita case on the Huffington Post Politics blog, and now that just about everything else has been said about that … Continue reading

January 25, 2015 · 16 Comments

More from the Florida State University Progress Coalition

New FSU President John Thrasher is taking a stance on controversy surrounding the Koch-funded faculty positions at the university that echoes the stance now being taken by those at the … Continue reading

January 22, 2015 · 2 Comments

University of Illinois Board Inappropriate Rejection of Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure Report

The University of Illinois Board of Trustees has issued its “final” ruling on the firing, summary dismissal and suspension of Dr. Steven Salaita for solidarity tweets with the civilian population … Continue reading

January 19, 2015 · 2 Comments

College and University Governance

This is a guest post by Larry G. Gerber, a contributor to the recent January-February issue of Academe. Gerber is professor emeritus of history at Auburn University. He is the author of several … Continue reading

January 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

Speaker Series at Wright State University: 1. Risa Lieberwitz

January 6, 2015 · 1 Comment

Speaker Series at Wright State University: Overview

 

January 6, 2015 · 4 Comments

Ten Questions for Conference and Chapter Leaders: 1. Ohio Conference

This is the first post in what I hope will be a series, in which conference and chapter leaders comment on the issues that they are trying to address and … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · 1 Comment

It Is Time for Some Real Accountability

In a feature article for University Business, Ioanna Opidee provides an overview of the major trends related to postsecondary teaching that we might expect in 2015. Opidee focuses on what … Continue reading

January 1, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Asbestos Controversy at Kilgore College: A Follow-Up on the Cover-Up, Contention, and Attempted Intimidation by Gunfire

This post is a follow-up to my earlier post, “Obfuscation of Long-Term Asbestors Issue at Texas College; Governance Issues Exposed” [http://academeblog.org/2014/11/28/obfuscation-of-long-term-asbestos-issues-at-texas-college-issues-with-governance-exposed/]. Carlos Griffin, a member of the Board of Trustees … Continue reading

December 31, 2014 · 1 Comment
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