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Meeting: 5 Feb

Dear Faculty Colleagues,

You are cordially invited to join us to an open AAUP/FASTR meeting this coming Friday, February 5, 2016, to be held in the Parish Room at St. 65 more words


In Case You Missed It: Higher Ed News Roundup

The University of Montana has announced that it will eliminate nearly 200 jobs this year, including 58 full-time faculty positions. According to The Missoulian, the jobs to be eliminated by June 30, 2016, will include “open positions that won’t be filled” as well as layoffs. 599 more words

News And Updates

On the Threat to Tenure

25 January 2016

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Over this past first week of the spring semester we have discovered that a small (but troubling) number of our faculty colleagues state they are fearful and anxious. 1,037 more words


Regarding the Artist

Years ago, before I even thought about teaching as a full-time and permanent career, I spent a few semesters working for an online “university.”

I won’t call what I did “teaching.” After all, the institution didn’t. 731 more words


A Crisis in Civic Education?

The American Council of Trustees and Alumni (ACTA), a conservative group that has advocated increased activism by college and university trustees and a “return” to “traditional” curricula in Western Civilization and American military, constitutional, and diplomatic history (let’s put aside for now that, given the recent behavior of most trustee boards, these two goals may dramatically conflict), has released a new report, … 1,595 more words


AAUP Inquiry

From the AAUP national site:

The AAUP will send a committee to the College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York, to inquire into issues raised by mass layoffs. 179 more words


On David Cole's "The Trouble at Yale"

Among the most controversial and widely publicized controversies during the recent autumn of student unrest was that surrounding the incident at Yale University, where a residence hall adviser’s email about Halloween costumes prompted a national debate over the allegedly competing values of free speech and racial justice.  2,712 more words