HIGHER ED FACULTY

Campus Police Acquire Military Weapons

September 26, 2014 / Phil Lesch

At least 124 colleges have acquired military equipment through a federal program that transfers military surplus to law-enforcement agencies across the country. read more >

HIGHER ED FACULTY

Campus Cops vs. University Professors

September 25, 2014 / Phil Lesch

This story is about how the administration of my university called the campus police on a bunch of professors as if they believed we might riot and how the campus police behaved when they responded to that call. read more >

HIGHER ED FACULTY

New Analysis Shows Problematic Boom In Higher Ed Administrators

September 24, 2014 / Phil Lesch

The number of non-academic administrative and professional employees at U.S. colleges and universities has more than doubled in the last 25 years, vastly outpacing the growth in the number of students or faculty, according to an analysis of federal figures. read more >

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“Alt-Ac” to the Rescue?

September 23, 2014 / Phil Lesch

Humanities Ph.D.s are daring to enjoy their “regular” jobs, and the definition of academic success is changing. Sort of. read more >

SETTLEMENTS

Layoff in the Office of Academic Innovation

September 23, 2014 / Phil Lesch

We reached agreement in principle on the on this difficult grievance that should bring the most senior instructional designers back to work, and favorable monetary settlements for the other instructional designer and the Program Administrator 1. read more >