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Category Archives: working conditions

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 · 15 Comments

Very Frustrated but Fearful

This past week, we received “over the transom” the following e-mail from a non-tenure-eligible full-time faculty member. I am reprinting it with his permission but with all identifying details removed. … Continue reading

January 24, 2015 · 4 Comments

Speaker Series at Wright State University: 2. John McNay

The poster for the entire series is available at:  http://academeblog.org/2015/01/06/speaker-series-at-wright-state-university-overview/

January 22, 2015 · 1 Comment

The AAUP and Women

This is a guest post by Mary Gray, a contributor to the January-February issue of Academe. Gray is professor of mathematics and statistics at American University. Her research interests include statistics and the law, survey sampling, … Continue reading

January 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

When Truthful Answers Are So Very Hard to Find

I received this somewhat lengthy item in my e-mail this evening; perhaps financial desperation is making people more amenable to reading the longer pieces that we have been repeatedly warned … Continue reading

January 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

Some Early Thoughts on President Obama’s Proposal for Free Education at U.S. Community Colleges

I should begin by stating that I am in favor of any proposal that provides free higher education at public colleges and universities. In fact, I am in favor of … Continue reading

January 9, 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

The Young Invincibles’ Annual Report on State Support for Higher Education; Or, Analogously, What If Almost Half of Your Students Received D’s and F’s

Here is the table summarizing the results from the Young Invincibles report on state support for higher education over this past year: The detailed profiles for each state are available … Continue reading

January 5, 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
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