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On Boston College's Deaf Administration

That’s the title of a thoughtful essay that appeared last week in the Boston College (BC) student newspaper, The Heights.  Student Sean Sudol’s topic is student leadership.  500 more words


Among School Children: A Review of Steven Salaita’s "Uncivil Rites: Palestine and the Limits of Academic Freedom"

This is the second of our reviews of this book. The first one, published earlier today, can be found here.

From dead infants in Gaza to Israeli students killed on the West Bank, from fragile undergraduates to childish administrators and trustees, from his own early years to the those of his son, Steven Salaita, in… 1,253 more words


Akron-AAUP Survey Reveals Faculty Sentiment about the Leadership at the University of Akron

More than 70% of reporting faculty are not confident in University of Akron   leadership.

There are growing concerns about the recent actions and future plans of the administration at The University of Akron. 335 more words


AAUP Chapter at Miami University Hosts Presentation by Howard Bunsis

In the late afternoon on Thursday, September 24, between 80 and 100 faculty and students at Miami University attended a presentation by CBC Chair Howard Bunsis on the university’s finances. 288 more words


Very Few Tears at Lloyd Jacobs’ Departure from the University of Toledo; The Former President Will Be Remembered for His Almost Singular Disdain for Shared Governance

In June 2010, Jack Stripling wrote a piece for Inside Higher Ed reporting on faculty responses to a survey about the performance of University of Toledo president Lloyd Jacobs. 586 more words

Shared Governance

The Faculty as Punching Bag.

I’ve been working on a book about the effect of the Internet on the terms of employment and working conditions of faculty at all levels.  As a result, I’ve read an extraordinary amount of “disruption” literature lately.   751 more words