2014 Through the Academe Blog: March

So much has happened in one year. Welcome to the adjunct uprising, 2015!

ACADEME BLOG

[For the previous month, February, go here.]

Hank Reichman began the month by considering the decline of shared governance at Ft. Lewis College, exemplified by a change in course structure in relation to creits:

shared governance is the issue at FLC and it is an issue that should concern faculty everywhere.  To be sure, the fight at FLC is far from over.  Faculty leaders in AAUP and the [Faculty] Senate are considering their options, and many remain optimistic that the decision can be reversed.  But even if it isn’t, the task of organizing the faculty to defend their common interest and control of the curriculum will continue.

Describing a program of the “Healthcare Interprofessional Education of Pioneer Valley collaborative, composed of administrators and faculty in healthcare and health sciences disciplines from colleges and universities in the greater Springfield, MA area,” Walter Breau observed that:

as medicine and healthcare delivery…

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