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Significance Unknown: Transitions at Marylhurst University

This is a guest post by Simeon Dreyfuss, a contributor to the recent September-October issue of Academe. Dreyfuss is chair of interdisciplinary studies and president of the AAUP advocacy chapter at Marylhurst University. 756 more words

Faculty

A is for Adjunct: Resources for Organizing the Contingent Faculty Majority

This is a guest post by David Kociemba, a contributor to the recent September-October issue of Academe. Kociemba is the president of the Affiliated Faculty of Emerson College AAUP chapter and the chair of the AAUP’s Committee on Contingency and the Profession.  600 more words

Faculty

What Should Contingent Faculty Be Fighting For?

This is a guest post by Ron Bramhall, a contributor to the recent September-October issue of Academe. Bramhall is a senior instructor in the Charles H. 557 more words

Faculty

The Job Market for Entry Level Historians Still Stinks

Recently, Allen Mikaelian wrote an article Perspectives on History in September that calculated the number of positions advertised with the AHA for 2013-14.  Let’s be honest, the number is fairly grim.   450 more words

Daily History

“I Just Want A Full-Time Job”

The following post was written by Anonymous.

I recently took an administrative position in a campus unit that had been formed by the consolidation of several preexisting units. 1,070 more words

Research

Chancellor wants to restrict academic freedom

Chancellor Wise is quoted in today’s News-Gazette saying “There’s no hard and fast policy, and I think that one of the good things that can come out of that is a really active discussion, symposia, workshops, seminars on what is considered academic freedom and what is considered freedom of speech in light of digital media.” 110 more words

Admin game plan for non-tenure-track faculty: stall, stall, stall

Now that non-tenure-track faculty have a union (CFA Local 6546), members naturally think “we’ll elect our representatives and they can sit down with the administration to start bargaining, right?” Not so fast! 433 more words

Collective Bargaining