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Another management position?

Dear SSC colleagues:

In late October, members of the SSC community received an email notification from Dr. Para Jones that the Advancement/Stark State Foundation and Marketing/Communication Divisions were being combined into a single division of Advancement and Marketing, headed under a new position: the Executive Director of Advancement and Marketing (see email from Dr. 174 more words


“It’s the End of the University as We Know It”

The following piece was published originally on the website of the AAUP chapter at the University of Akron. Although it addresses issues at their institution, none of those issues are specific to their institution alone. 1,848 more words


AAUP Report on Governance Violations at Union County College, New Jersey

The following is taken from a media release issued by the AAUP:

On November 17, the American Association of University Professors released a report on severe departures from generally accepted standards of academic governance at Union County College in Cranford, New Jersey. 450 more words


Rally Friday 20 Nov 9 am

Then join us for a meeting at 3pm in Science Center 369 where we will hold a brainstorming session to consider best ways for terminated faculty to prepare materials for the Faculty Review Committee (FRC) and any subsequent actions.


The Ohio Conference of AAUP Unanimously Endorses a Resolution Expressing Support for Wisconsin Faculty

This resolution is the second of four presented and unanimously endorsed at The Ohio Conference annual meeting on November 7.

Whereas members of the Ohio Conference AAUP harbor a grave concern that our colleagues in Wisconsin have lost tenure protections and collective bargaining rights; 84 more words


Has UW-Milwaukee’s Administration Circumvented Wisconsin State Law?

This post is by Richard Grusin and is cross-posted from his blog, Ragman’s Circles.

ABSTRACT. Wisconsin Statutes and UW-Milwaukee Policies and Procedures prescribe detailed, specific conditions and steps to be taken for a UW campus to contemplate financial emergency, including vesting the faculty of any such campus with the authority to review the institution’s financial situation and to make a recommendation to the Chancellor about whether to seek a declaration of financial emergency from the Board of Regents. 2,474 more words

Campus Faculty Association at University of Illinois on Salaita Settlement

This is the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Campus Faculty Association statement on the Steven Salaita settlement with the University of Illinois. The CFA, which has pursued with vigor and determination the right to organise the… 262 more words