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Posted 02/04/2015 08:34:00 EST
There are several specifically academic unions in the U.S., NEA, AFT, AAUP, but many contingent faculty don't feel that they represent us adequately since we work for peanuts, often don't have offices more »
Posted 06/06/2014 11:20:52 EDT
Screenname, you wrote, "No one wants to listen to a scold." When was the last time you called a man a scold? I'll bet that if a man said the same things, you'd call him bold and forceful. In additio more »
Posted 06/06/2014 12:29:28 EDT
I was one of the many delegates at this year's Massachusetts Teachers' Association (MTA) annual meeting who went specifically to vote for Barbara Madeloni. Her courage in refusing to acquiesce to ped more »
Posted 05/10/2014 03:37:56 EDT
Like Susan McNamara, I'm a contingent faculty member, but I teach in an already-unionized local, at Cape Cod Community College. We have approximately 70 full-time faculty at my school, one of the fif more »
Posted 01/10/2014 04:16:52 EST
My partner and I thought that they deserved a standing O at the performance we saw on Wednesday. Btw, if the review mentioned that this is not a play to take the kids do, well, I missed it. It's no more »
Posted 08/19/2013 02:47:34 EDT
On Cape Cod, where I live, there used to be three UI offices and eighteen employees. Now there is one office with just one employee. You can't get through on the phone, and if you want to speak to t more »
Posted 02/16/2013 04:10:12 EST
Senator Warren was not teaching at a public community college, so I fail to see any value in your attempted analogy, HHK2. Also, I don't need a better job since I already have an excellent job--helpin more »
Posted 02/16/2013 12:36:35 EST
(The comment below is just my own opinion. Although I am a contingent faculty member at a community college, what I have written doesn not represent any group even though many of my colleagues may sh more »
Posted 01/31/2013 05:51:04 EST
And, I can't help thinking, more effective.
Posted 03/05/2012 09:27:17 EST
It pains me that my Senator could seek to restrict freedom of speech at Harvard. Whether or not a one-state solution is the best means of achieving peace in the Middle East is not the point. The point more »
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