HIGHER ED FACULTY

Adjuncts at Northwestern U. Vote to Unionize

May 31, 2017 / Sabrina Balderama

Non-tenure-track faculty members at Northwestern University have narrowly voted to form a union represented by the Service Employees International Union Local 73, the Chicago Tribune reports. read more >

HIGHER ED FACULTY

5 Forces That Drive Administrative ‘Bloat’

May 30, 2017 / Sabrina Balderama

The state auditor of California last month released a report saying that the California State University system had hired managers at more than twice the rate of other employees read more >

NEWSLETTER, LEGISLATIVE & POLITICAL, OREGON

Equal Pay is soon to be Law in Oregon

May 30, 2017 / Phil Lesch

Law makes it an unlawful employment practice to discriminate in payment of wages and to use screen based on previous salary history. The law is awaiting Governor's signature and she is expected to sign. read more >

HIGHER ED FACULTY

A Damaging Budget Proposal

May 26, 2017 / Sabrina Balderama

The Trump administration's budget proposal for the 2018 fiscal year would make drastic cuts to education, slashing federal student aid and research funding. read more >

HIGHER ED FACULTY

“I Was a Threat Because I Wouldn’t Be Quiet”

May 25, 2017 / Sabrina Balderama

An investigative report released today by the American Association of University Professors concludes that the administration of Spalding University in Louisville, Kentucky, summarily dismissed Erlene Grise-Owens read more >

NEWSLETTER, GRIEVANCES

PSU Parking proposed elimination of Emeriti parking benefit

May 25, 2017 / Phil Lesch

PSU-AAUP responded that the emeriti parking benefit is protected by past practice and/or is mandatory subject of bargaining and threatened to file a grievance if the benefit was changed or eliminated. The parking benefit remains intact read more >

HIGHER ED FACULTY

Legislation on Free Speech

May 22, 2017 / Sabrina Balderama

Several state legislatures have recently passed or reintroduced legislation that addresses issues related to campus free speech. read more >