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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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Wayne State U Tenure Plan Seen As Sticking Point In Labor Talks

University officials say proposal aimed at addressing underperforming faculty

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Regent: U of Colorado Needs 'Concerted Effort' Toward Political Diversity On Faculty

A University of Colorado regent suggested Friday that the board's vision statement include a line about the school making an effort to have political diversity on its faculty.

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Wayne State's Tenure Proposal Stirs Academic Controversy

As Wayne State University's faculty negotiates a new labor contract, school officials are offering proposals that faculty members say would abolish tenure for academic staff — and make Wayne State among the first research universities in the nation to do so.

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Endowed Staff: An Emerging Trend?

Rollins College (Fla.) recently hired a director of community engagement. While the position is not unusual, the funding for it might be. An alumnus gave a $1 million donation to endow the position. Donations from David Lord and his family helped establish and support the community engagement office through the years, so he knew the next logical step to expand the program was hiring a director, explains Joe Monti, director of foundation relations. This is the second endowed staff position at Rollins, the other being at their Cornell Fine Arts Museum.

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Managing the employment lifecycle with talent management software

Are the processes of recruiting, employee performance appraisals, recognition, and succession planning at your institution in separate pieces like a jigsaw puzzle? Or are they linked, forming one clear picture about your campus’s talent resources and needs?

Talent management software is helping campus HR professionals connect the pieces to develop a more accurate picture of employees’ abilities and skill gaps­—and in some cases even changing the way HR operates.

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