I don’t remember much about my seventh grade Health class, but I do recall one particular unit vividly—sex education. Slides—so many slides—anatomical illustrations of unmentionable body parts and graphic photographs of the damage caused by sexually transmitted diseases. 1,371 more words
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The historic organizing drive among faculty at the University of Minnesota’s Twin Cities campus cleared a major hurdle today, when a state agency ruled contingent and tenure-track faculty could join together in one potential bargaining unit. 422 more words
BY TIFFANY KRAFT
Guest blogger Tiffany Kraft is a former adjunct and present higher education activist and organizer with Faculty Forward Network.
For all special snowflakes who aren’t on the front lines with students and contingent faculty fighting for racial and economic justice in our nation’s colleges, universities, and communities, you may want to stop reading and stay in your safe places. 1,381 more words
BY PETER N. KIRSTEIN
Five years ago my university, Saint Xavier, prevented the counting of adjunct ballots for the purpose of organizing collectively with the… 353 more words