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January 2008

Blogging From Bed

Still sick. Actually, I haven't been struck down by a virus like this in quite a long time, so I suppose I was overdue. I wrote my letter from the editor yesterday, and chatted with two new writers. I am preparing to plan our yearly…

I Love Vienna

I am sick. So, I have been doing work from bed and my desk–when I don't have a fever and chills–and catching up on my reading. Please don't laugh when I confess that I have just recently discovered the miracle that is the RSS feed and RSS…

Oregon's COCAL Committee

by P.D. Lesko The Coalition of Contingent Academic Labor (COCAL) sprang forth from the National Congress of Adjunct, Part-time, Graduate Teaching Assistants and Non-Tenure Track Faculty. The National Congress met in Washington, D.C. in…

Letters to the Editor

Part-Time Thoughts Dear Editor: Thanks for your interview with Dr. Dan Jacoby. His study on part-time teaching and graduation rates should be the source of a lot of consideration. Thanks especially for making clear that lower graduation…

AAUP Election Time

Over at the American Association of University Professors, it’s election season. The candidates for the presidency are Dr. Cary Nelson and Mr. Thomas E. Guild, J.D.. According to the candidate statement published by Guild on the AAUP…