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Steven Salaita Resists University of Illinois Effort to Dismiss His Civil Rights Lawsuit

Tenured Associate Professor Steven Salaita, last night, filed a response to the University of Illinois motion to dismiss his civil rights lawsuit against the Board of Trustees, University of Illinois officials and donors. 141 more words


How PSU’s Academic Leadership Team (ALT) Works

A number of recent conversations in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS), budget forums and meetings with department chairs provided me the motivation to write about the role of PSU’s Academic Leadership Team (ALT). 463 more words


Ohio State University Seeks to Dramatically Revamp Its Policy on Faculty Intellectual Property Rights

Ohio State University is internally circulating a draft of a new policy on faculty intellectual property rights.

The following summary of the main outlines of the lengthy and very detailed draft revision was published in an article in the… 886 more words


Why Is the Future of the University Never a University?

In August 2014, Graeme Wood wrote an article for The Atlantic titled “The Future of College?” The tease under the headline is: “A brash tech entrepreneur thinks he can reinvent higher education by stripping it down to its essence, eliminating lectures and tenure along with football games, ivy-covered buildings, and research libraries. 1,202 more words


Let’s Talk About CLAS

For the past several years, faculty members and departments (both in and out of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS)) have raised questions about CLAS’ structure. 640 more words

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ACADEMIA & The Principles of Shared Governance by IWU President David Wright

Shared Governance, excerpted from a presentation by President David Wright PhD sponsored by the University Faculty Relations Council, Bob Whitesel PhD chair.  This presentation was given to new senators of the Faculty Senate, Nov. 279 more words