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Part-Time Faculty Union Sues MATC Seeking Exemption From Collective Bargaining Law

The union representing 900 part-time faculty at Madison Area Technical College, also known as Madison College, sued the school on Monday.

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Tennessee State U Faculty Senate Leader Arrested

Tensions at Tennessee State University reignited Monday as a vocal faculty member opposing university leadership was taken away in handcuffs from a meeting.

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Professor Faces Firing for Joke Tied to Shootings

After turning down the lights in his classroom at the United States Merchant Marine Academy, Prof. Gregory F. Sullivan began showing a documentary and prepared to step out for a moment.

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Turnitin Offers Professional Development Course inWriting Instruction and Evaluation

Turnitin, the leader in originality checking and onlinegrading, today announced that it has opened registration for its free online course, “TurnitinAcademy Live.” This 10-session course will lead instructors through a powerful pedagogy for“writing to learn,” exploring practical methods for incorporating the use of Turnitin to encourageoriginal writing and deliver more meaningful feedback, while engaging students in the writingprocess and streamlining class activities.

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UNH Professors Head Back To School With New Contract

After a lengthy stalemate, the trustees of the University of New Hampshire have inked a new five-year contract with professors.

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Faculty, Pa. State Colleges Locked In Contract Dispute

With fall classes approaching, Pennsylvania's 14 state-owned universities and roughly 6,000 unionized faculty remain locked in what an official says is now the longest unresolved teaching contract dispute in the State System of Higher Education's history.

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UVa Faculty Senate Seeks Trust-Building From BOV Retreat

The University of Virginia Faculty Senate has asked the school’s governing board to do more to help rebuild the trust that was shattered by the failed attempt to oust President Teresa A. Sullivan.

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Cal State Faculty Agree To Four-Year No-Raise Contract

The tentative pact, reached after two years of contentious talks, averts the potential of strikes this fall. Faculty members haven't had a raise in five years.

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ESU Faculty: Hold Off On Renaming Building For Dillman

East Stroudsburg University faculty members want to halt plans to rename Monroe Hall after recently retired university President Robert Dillman — at least until Dillman's name is cleared of allegations that he covered up alleged sexual abuse committed by a top university official.

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Why GVSU Is The 'Gold Standard' For Faculty And Staff Fundraising

When it comes to faculty and staff fundraising, Grand Valley State University just might be the “gold standard.”

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