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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 case on this blog, I think that it may be time to consider the argument made in that op-ed. 408 more words

Faculty

Update from Jan. 23 meeting; special chapter meeting scheduled for Jan. 30

At the chapter meeting on Friday, January 23, the faculty voted to authorize the WMU-AAUP to put the question of confidence in Provost Tim Greene to a faculty vote. 210 more words

News And Updates

Internet Time vs. Academic Time

A question that I’m asked in almost every interview, is how I handled the transition from being an entrepreneur, to working at a small liberal arts college. 455 more words

CIO

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positions at the university that echoes the stance now being taken by those at the University of Illinois who have rescinded the offer letter to Steven Salaita and those who support that decision. 1,034 more words

Faculty

The Gang of Five Supporting Salaita’s Dismissal

By John K. Wilson

http://academeblog.org/2015/01/21/the-gang-of-five-supporting-salaitas-dismissal/

Earlier this month, five professors at the University of Illinois (Nicholas Burbules, R.H. Campbell, Kim Graber, Joyce Tolliver, and Matthew Wheeler, referred to as the “Gang of Five”) … 2,144 more words

Shared Governance

Support for CAS Dean Alex Enyedi

Letter of support from Dr. Gwen Athene Tarbox, Department of English:

Dear Colleagues:

Since becoming dean on July 1, 2010, Dr. Alex Enyedi has worked to enhance and improve every aspect of the College of Arts and Sciences at WMU. 384 more words

Administration Issues

Letter to College of Arts and Sciences faculty

From: Lisa Minnick, WMU-AAUP President
To: WMU College of Arts and Sciences faculty

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Dear CAS faculty colleagues:

As many of you have heard, Provost Tim Greene has elected not to renew the contract of CAS dean Alex Enyedi when it expires at the end of June. 416 more words

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