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Organizing Is the Key to Surviving Friedrichs

July 31, 2015 / Phil Lesch

When news broke that the Supreme Court would hear Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, headlines instantly projected the worst, calling it “The Supreme Court Case That Could Decimate American Public Sector Unionism,” “An Existential Threat,” and even “The End of Public-Employee Unions?” read more >

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Campus or City Police?

July 30, 2015 / Phil Lesch

An Ohio prosecutor calls for U of Cincinnati police force to be disbanded after an officer is indicted for murder. But would the city's police force be able to handle law enforcement on campus? read more >

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Ch Ch Ch Changes…

July 29, 2015 / Phil Lesch

Over the summer and spilling into next year, Portland State’s campus is getting a facelift through the implementation of several capital projects. read more >

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Do We Know How to Judge Teaching?

July 27, 2015 / Phil Lesch

Stephen L. Chew writes that current approaches -- for awards or tenure and promotion -- are based too much on passion or student enjoyment and not enough on actual learning. read more >

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The Right to Confront

July 23, 2015 / Phil Lesch

California court rejects a public university's findings of sexual assault by a male student. Some say case points to tensions over due process at many institutions. read more >