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Obfuscation of Long-Term Asbestos Issues at Texas College; Issues with Governance Exposed

Kilgore College is a community college in rural East Texas. For most of its history, the college has been recognized, if at all, for one of three things. 1,456 more words


Votes of No Confidence in Minnesota

At this past June’s annual meeting, a chapter leader suggested that AAUP ought to start tracking votes of no confidence—even if not as formally as it tracks its own investigations and censures of institutions for violations of the AAUP’s core principles of academic freedom, shared governance, and tenure/economic security. 605 more words


James Kilgore May Teach: Now What?

It’s good news that the Board of Trustees has backed-away from its banning of James Kilgore.

Organized faculty, especially The Friends of James Kilgore (many of whom are active CFA members) kept the issue before the Administration and the Board, with demonstrations, speeches, letters, petitions and press conferences.  322 more words

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Inchoate Agency: Technology, and the Liberal Arts

A few weeks back, I shared a few thoughts on being a Social CIO at a Liberal Arts College. The post had its genesis in a magazine article that I had been working on, and generated many subsequent conversations, offline and on… like the one below: 881 more words


Why Ph.D.s Should Teach College Students

Who should teach? And who should decide who teaches? What should the learning environment look like? And who should decide how it looks–and should there even be just one “look”? 2,126 more words


Colorado Community College Faculty Bill of Rights

The following is reproduced from the website of the Colorado Conference of the AAUP. 

Faculty Bill of Rights Proposes to End Adjunct Labor

by Suzanne Hudson… 1,164 more words


Provost responds on civility - but ducks the question

The Campus Faculty Association asked the Provost at the beginning of October to “explain how civility is to be defined and evaluated in hiring, promotion, and tenure cases at the University of Illinois.” The question is pertinent and topical, and as the top academic officer of the campus, the Provost should be well placed to answer it. 345 more words