Faculty

How Michigan's Right-To-Work Law Will Impact Faculty At Grand Rapids-Area Colleges

Union leaders at two Grand Rapids-area colleges expect Michigan’s new right-to-work law to thin their ranks, but by how much remains to be seen.

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UConn Hires 75 Faculty Since July 1; Expected To Hire 120 More Next Year

President Herbst Says the University Is Going "Full Speed" Ahead on Hiring, Despite Cut In State Block Grant

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N.Y.U. Head Faces Prelude to a No-Confidence Vote

Professors at New York University’s largest school are planning to meet Thursday to contemplate a bold undertaking: holding a no-confidence vote about the university’s president, John Sexton.

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Pa. State System Of Higher Education Faculty's Frustration Grows Over Lack Of Progress In Contract Talks

Patience appears to be wearing thin for faculty at the 14 state universities, including Shippensburg and Millersville, as they close in on 18 months of working without a contract.

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Low Pay Makes Faculty Search Process Difficult, Professor Tells State Regents Thursday

Relatively low pay for professors is beginning to make it difficult to attract quality candidates, a faculty representative told the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.

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U of Michigan Lecturers Say Pay Too Low

The union representing non tenure-track faculty at the University of Michigan demanded equal pay for equal work while unveiling a new report Friday that shows lecturers earn about half the income for the courses they teach compared to tenured faculty.

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Professor Files Complaint With Accrediting Agency Against LSU

LSU Faculty Senate president Kevin Cope is challenging the consolidation of LSU's top leadership positions and the reorganization of the university's system. Cope has filed a formal complaint with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

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Pa. State System Of Higher Education Faculty Use Email Blitz To Try To Gain Leverage In Protracted Contract Talks

The union representing faculty at the 14 state universities conducted an email blitz on Monday hoping to inundate Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Chancellor John Cavanaugh’s inbox with pleas from professors to settle a fair contract with them.

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Ideas at Work: Rethinking Business as Usual

I envisioned a program that would motivate faculty and staff at Marymount University (Va.) to engage in creative, collaborative thinking to develop cost-saving, revenue generating, and process-improving initiatives.

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