OREGON

Quality higher education requires investment

April 07, 2015 / Phil Lesch

Research and teaching stand at the center of our professional work. Investing in teaching and research excellence builds the long-term academic reputation of a university, something that carries far more value to parents, students, and alums than any other type of branding work. read more >

PSU-AAUP

To: PSU-AAUP

April 07, 2015 / Phil Lesch

Members of the American Association of University Professors demonstrate with students against a tuition raise during a recent Board of Trustee vote. read more >

BARGAINING

PSU-AAUP Bargaining Update April 6th, 2015

April 06, 2015 / Phil Lesch

Though it feels like we just settled a contract, we’ll start bargaining again in May. Things are a little different this time around. As you may have already heard, we have agreed to use an Interest-Based Bargaining negotiation process. Interest-Based Bargaining (IBB) takes a more collaborative, problem-solving approach to contract negotiations. read more >

HIGHER ED FACULTY

The Real Reason College Tuition Costs So Much

April 06, 2015 / Phil Lesch

ONCE upon a time in America, baby boomers paid for college with the money they made from their summer jobs. Then, over the course of the next few decades, public funding for higher education was slashed. read more >

HIGHER ED FACULTY

Change and Protest

April 03, 2015 / Phil Lesch

Faculty and staff at Massachusetts's Roxbury Community College protest alleged lack of communication and changes pushed by the institution's president and her administration. read more >

PSU-AAUP

Spring into Action

April 03, 2015 / Phil Lesch

Upcoming events: Speaker Series, organizer trainings, Spring caucus' and Harvest Share. read more >