OREGON

UO tuition increase reflects mission failure

March 16, 2015 / Phil Lesch

Almost 55 percent of students enrolled at the University of Oregon will not finish their degrees within six years. Largely a result of significant increases in tuition and the difficulty of balancing work and school, many students have had to choose whether or not to leave the university. read more >

HIGHER ED FACULTY

More Routes to T.A. Unions

March 16, 2015 / Phil Lesch

N.L.R.B. revives bids for collective bargaining for graduate students at Columbia and the New School, potentially permitting new challenges to ruling that has limited unionization. read more >

PSU-AAUP

Tenure Track Caucus

March 11, 2015 / Phil Lesch

SMSU 294
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Tenure Track Caucus is on April 14th at 12-1pm in SMSU 294 read more >

HIGHER ED FACULTY

Adjunct Advocacy

March 09, 2015 / Phil Lesch

Contingent faculty members are demanding—and getting—better working conditions read more >

PSU-AAUP

Adjunct instructors seek stability

March 04, 2015 / Phil Lesch

The first ever National Adjunct Walkout Day took place last week on Wednesday, Feb. 25. The event aimed to raise awareness of unfair labor practices that adjunct instructors face at universities nationwide. read more >

HIGHER ED FACULTY

NLRB Official Says Adjuncts at Seattle U. Can Unionize

March 04, 2015 / Phil Lesch

Applying for the first time its new standards for weighing whether college faculty members can unionize, the National Labor Relations Board has given the green light to a union election by contingent faculty members at Seattle University. read more >