Faculty

UVM Staffers Vote For Union Representation

Hundreds of University of Vermont employees have voted in favor of union representation but haven't given a clear majority to either union on the ballot.

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Duquesne Adjuncts Vote To Unionize

Duquesne University adjunct instructors have won a vote to organize as a collective bargaining unit under the United Steelworkers.

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Negotiations With Pa. University Faculty Stall; Parties Plan October Meeting

Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) officials and members of the faculty union representing the 14 state-run universities once again faced an impasse during negotiations last week, but are scheduled to meet again next month.

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Calif. Community College Chancellor May Be Named by End of Month

The California Community College Board of Governors appointed Executive Vice Chancellor Erik Skinner as acting chancellor while the search continues for a successor to Jack Scott, who is retiring at the end of this week. The Board has scheduled a special meeting on Sept. 20 to interview finalists for the post and hopes to announce the new chancellor by the end of September or sooner.

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Faculty To Ask UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor To Stay

Professors at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on Tuesday tried to sway Chancellor Holden Thorp to change his mind about resigning as head of the country's oldest public university in the face of multiple scandals.

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College English Dept. Fights Class-Time Cuts

When members of the English department at Queensborough Community College voted last week against a plan to curtail their basic writing courses to three hours a week from four, they said they wanted to send the school a message: “We support our students,” Elise Denbo, a lecturer in the department, said Monday. “Sometimes they need extra time.”

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UVM Staff To Vote Whether To Join Union

About 800 staff workers at the University of Vermont are slated to vote this week on whether to join a union.

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Former CU-Boulder Professor Ward Churchill Loses Appeal To Win Job Back

The attorney for Ward Churchill — the University of Colorado faculty member who compared some World Trade Center victims to a notorious Nazi — said he's appealing the fired professor's case to the U.S. Supreme Court after the state Supreme Court today ruled in favor of the university.

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TSU Faculty Senate Meeting Canceled Again

A special meeting of the Tennessee State University faculty senate was canceled for the second time in two days, leaving it unclear who exactly is in charge of the group.

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