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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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Faculty Want More Say On University Of Michigan Athletics

Faculty Want More Say On University Of Michigan Athletics

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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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U-M Health System Warns Faculty, Staff In Wake Of $276M Insider Trader Scheme

In the wake of accusations last week that a University of Michigan neurology professor was involved in an insider trading scheme, The University of Michigan Health System sent an email to faculty and staff Saturday reminding them to follow industry and hospital ethical standards, The Michigan Daily reported.

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Ideas at Work

Rethinking “business as usual”

Our institutions of higher learning are populated by experts in a wide range of fields—smart people with strong problem-solving abilities. This past year, as a first-time college president, it occurred to me that I should make a concerted effort to harness this brainpower for the good of my institution and its students. 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.

Executive Onboarding

The unwritten rules of success

Universities and colleges are struggling to compete for high quality senior administrative leaders. Tight budgets compound the challenge, since recruiting, selecting, and relocating candidates require significant investments.

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Soaring College Administrative Costs Pit Bureaucrats Against Professors

Paul Robinson, chairman of Purdue University's faculty senate, strode through the halls of a 10- story concrete-and-glass administrative tower.

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Utah Valley U Adjuncts Want More Pay, Respect

Underpaid adjuncts have no job security, don’t get benefits and say they’re treated like “wage slaves.”

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