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Home » February 28th, 2008 Entries posted on “February, 2008”

Interesting Tip-off

Share Listen to my blog entry here. I have been reading, with interest, the whoop-la over at the AFT about its FACE initiative. Craig Smith has given over his FACE-talk blog to part-time faculty in states where FACE legislation is being introduced. Lila Harper, a Vice President of AFT-Washington left her opinions concerning FACE, then [...]

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New Podcast Interview Series

Share Listen to my blog entry here. We’ve kicked off our AdjunctNation.com Podcast Interview Series with an interview of Dr. Peter Brown. Adjunct Advocate profiled Dr. Brown in our November/December 2005 issue. In that piece, author Brian Cole writes: Recognizing the part-timers need for their own voice, Brown formed the Adjunct Faculty Association (AFA) in [...]

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The Adjunct Advocate (Not!)

Share Listen to my blog entry here. I have been called the adjunct Advocate on numerous occasions. It’s the title of the publication, after all, and I publish the magazine. I suppose it would seem natural to assume I automatically side with adjunct faculty on most every issue. How could the adjunct Advocate do otherwise? [...]

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Asking Questions & Getting Answers

Share Listen to my blog entry here. I love really well done interviews. Interviewing, I think, is an art form, and it’s a part of my job that I enjoy immensely. I am fortunate enough to be able to contact most newsmakers in higher education, and get speedy replies to my inquiries. I’m not saying [...]

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It’s the Working Conditions. Really.

Share If you haven’t already heard of FACE, let me introduce you to it. It is an initiative by the American Federation of Teachers, and FACE stands for Faculty and College Excellence. We all want faculty and college excellence. On the surface, it sounds like a laudable legislative project. If you go to the FACE [...]

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Show Me The Money

Share Could it be that some universities forgot to send along their monthly donation checks to the campaigns of Sen. Max S. Baucus, Democrat of Montana, and Sen. Charles E. Grassley, Republican of Iowa. Actually, I’ve no idea which university officials have donated to the respective campaigns of the gentlemen from Montana and Iowa. According [...]

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