Chronicle article: The Pernicious Silencing of the Adjunct Faculty by Eva Swidler.
The Cavalier Daily’s Jake Gold has written an article covering the AAUP’s challenge to the Board of Visitors. You can read the article here.
The Executive Committee of the AAUP has written to the Board of Visitors and the Faculty Senate to protest the decision by the Board to appoint a faculty representative without proper consultation with the faculty. The story was covered in the Daily Progress here.
The excellent documentary, Starving the Beast, is now available within UVa online. (The movie tells the story of a potent one-two punch roiling public higher education right now: 35 years of systematic defunding and a well financed market oriented reform effort. It’s the story of a little known and misunderstood ideological fight, the outcome of which will change the future of public higher education.)
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The Chronicle recently posted this thoughtful piece on UVA and the beginning of the process to replace Sullivan here.
The current issue of The Chronicle contains a letter to the editor signed by UVa’s own Siva Vaidhyanathan regarding his and his colleagues’ support for Melissa Click who was fired at the University of Missouri:
“Why We are Going Public with Our Support of Melissa Click.” Read here.
“Non-Tenure-Track Professors at Duke Move to Hold a Union Election.” by Samantha Lachman. Read here.
Our alert member, Judith Reagan, noticed this important article in The Chronicle.
Such stories remind us of the importance of our membership in the AAUP which is one organization nationally fighting against these incursions.
John Alexander was interviewed by Les Sinclair on WINA: