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100 Years in Bulletin and Academe Covers

With Academe magazine now in its hundredth volume, it seems an appropriate time to look back on the history of the AAUP’s periodicals. The AAUP was founded in January 1915 … Continue reading

April 7, 2014 · 1 Comment

“The New Public Intellectual”

In his introduction to the 2000 edition of his 1987 book The Last Intellectuals: American Culture in the Age of Academe, Russell Jacoby wrote: Intellectuals have not disappeared, but something … Continue reading

January 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Participate or Perish – New Issue of Academe available now

The new issue of Academe, which looks at the public policy landscape for higher ed, has just been posted online. The issue is guest-edited by Brian Turner, a professor of political science … Continue reading

November 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Change Requires Discipline

This is a guest post by Adrianna Kezar and Daniel Maxey. Kezar is professor at the University of Southern California and director of the Delphi Project on the Changing Faculty and Student Success; … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Reflections on Cleveland State’s Unionization Experience 20 Years Later

This is a guest post by Rick Perloff, a professor in the communication department at Cleveland State University. His article, “Organizing Cleveland State,” appears in the newest issue of Academe and goes into … Continue reading

September 23, 2013 · Leave a comment

“Back to my Future”

Silvio Lacetti is a recently retired professor from Stevens Institute of Technology in New Jersey. While attending a retirement party for a colleague, he happened upon an intriguing idea: What … Continue reading

September 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Looking Back: Lessons from the Past in Academe

The September-October issue of Academe has just been posted (and will be in your mailboxes soon). In the issue, Rick Perloff looks at the campaign to unionize Cleveland State University … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Faculty Members on Boards of Trustees

The new issue of Academe takes a look at all aspects of governing boards. There are individual perspectives and individual institutions that get examined, but also a broader, quantitative look … Continue reading

June 5, 2013 · 1 Comment

Pathways at CUNY

 Recently, the administration of the City University of New York proposed a series of academic changes to the school, grouping these changes together under the name “Pathways.” The system would … Continue reading

June 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Persistence of Crisis: Work Harder or Fight Back

At my monthly department meeting yesterday, the department’s representative to our University Senate gave his report on their last meeting. As part of his report, he told us some of … Continue reading

March 6, 2013 · 10 Comments

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