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3 days ago
Sign the Petition: Protect Students and Vote No on the Tax Bill

It is critical that we stop this move on the part of the GOP to destroy graduate education.
Please consider signing.

The Republican tax bill currently before Congress will have a severe negative impact on students and higher education in the US. Sign the AAUP's petition urging members of Congress to protect students and vote no on the bill.

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1 week ago
“Free Speech” Policy Could “Chill” Protected Speech on UNC Campuses

BY MICHAEL BEHRENT The “free speech” policy currently under consideration by the University of North Carolina Board of Governors could impose a “chill” on “constitutionally protected speech” on UN…

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1 week ago
Plan to Phase Out 2 Dozen Programs Stuns Faculty at Wisconsin-Superior

The university's "explanation" was ridiculous. Students take more credits than they need to graduate not because they are confused but because they are interested in learning, trying new things, preparing for jobs, etc....

Administrators say the goal is to help overwhelmed students graduate on time by streamlining course offerings, not to cut costs.

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1 month ago
Milo Appears (But Doesn’t Speak) in Berkeley at $53,333.33/Minute

This is a tactic to waste UC's money and thus hurt the "liberal" university.

BY HANK REICHMAN Clownish self-promoting bigot Milo Yiannopoulos fulfilled his pledge to speak on Sunday at the University of California at Berkeley campus, despite the cancellation the previous da…

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2 months ago
AAUP Denounces Decision to End DACA Program

In response to President Donald Trump’s decision to eliminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) president Rudy Fich…

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3 months ago
The Contours of Free Expression on Campus: Free Speech, Academic Freedom, and Civility

A timely essay....

By Frederick M. Lawrence

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3 months ago
American Association of University Professors

If you haven't done so consider joining AAUP. See discounted rate with your FA membership.

“Our hearts broke this weekend as we watched expressions of racism, anti-Semitism, and hatred on the University of Virginia campus result in violence. We are especially saddened by the death of one activist and the wounding of others. Expressions of racism and hatred paired with violent actions are not new in our country. Our history shows that marchers armed with guns and sticks, carrying shields and torches, and chanting Nazi slogans have but one purpose: to strike fear and terror in the ... See more

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4 months ago
Starving for Justice Book Signing

Please come to Chaucher's Books to pick up a copy of Starving for Justice. The author, Ralph Armbruster-Sandoval, will be signing copies. Everyone is welcome

This event was canceled

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4 months ago
Chris

Good read.

good CHE piece on weak faculty senates omits fear of retaliation for taking dissenting positions http://bit.ly/2sytTL1
David Mazella Richard Grusin Nick Fleisher

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4 months ago
American Association of University Professors

More FOX fallout? Educators and students have begun a petition to reinstate Lisa Durden: http://bit.ly/2snrpRT.

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