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Dear Alma: A New Ethics Test?

Dear Alma,

Been feeling down in the dumps, so I went back to the dumpsters. Found a new ethics question that the state’s consulting firm has sent for approval.

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Shared Governance

Chancellor finds novel way to breach the Statutes

The University of Illinois Statutes specify how hiring should work:

Recommendations to positions on the academic staff shall ordinarily originate with the department…and shall be presented to the dean for transmission with the dean’s recommendation to the chancellor/vice president. 426 more words

CFA Statement Regarding Calls to Boycott the University of Illinois

September 1, 2014

The Campus Faculty Association is not involved in the boycott movement against the University of Illinois. We feel it is a matter of individual conscience for faculty members around the world to consider, and we respect the different decisions which individuals may reach. 105 more words

Collective Bargaining

CUCFA Statement on "Civility" and Academic Freedom

The following is the text of a statement issued on September 11 by the Council of University of California Faculty Associations (CUCFA):

On Friday Sept. 5, Chancellor Dirks of UC Berkeley… 1,162 more words


FAQ on Salaita, academic freedom, and faculty rights

The University of Illinois is in the midst of a crisis of academic freedom and shared governance.  We assume readers are up-to-date on these recent events.  1,447 more words

Collective Bargaining

Calling it out

Many academics in their 50s might feel that they’re not ready to retire yet – but should they be forced out early? Well, of course, not all of them should.

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Being An Academic