Monthly archives: September, 2016

AAUP Chapter Meeting – September 23, 2016

IMPORTANT! The first UNE AAUP Advisory Chapter open meeting takes place on September 23 from noon to 1.  Biddeford Campus Location: Pickus 214 Portland Campus Location: Pharmacy Dean’s Conference Room 123 The purpose of the chapter meeting is to get the word out that we are not a collective bargaining chapter, that we hope to …

Innovation – Everyone Says It’s the Answer

“Innovation — Everyone Says It’s the Answer, but Is It What Colleges Need?” is the title of a recent article by Scott Carlson in the Chronicle of Higher Education. Innovation as a vision, it turns out, may not be so innovative after all! Reporting on a panel discussion hosted by The New America Foundation and featuring Charles …

LIU Lockout Ends – 12 Days of Educational Disruption

Writing for The Guardian, Rose Hackman reports on the possible longterm significance of the lockout at Long Island University’s Brooklyn campus in “LIU Lockout: US Professors and Students Seen as Disposable Commodities.”  In the midst of contract negotiations, the administration locked out the faculty over Labor Day weekend, a pre-emptive move intended to pressure the …

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