Monthly Archives: December 2009

Contingent Faculty: Terms and Concepts to Enhance Dialogue on Crisis

The crisis is clear. Tenure and academic freedom are dying by a thousand cuts with the onslaught of non-tenure, non-tenure track contingent faculty. There is unfortunately in academia a tendency to overload simple concepts with a plethora of terms and … Continue reading

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Contingent Faculty and Academic Freedom

As we witness the meteoric rise of contingent faculty in this country we need to ponder what the implications of this are on the quality of instruction and student outcomes. As a basic principle, if professors are not free, their students … Continue reading

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European Union Rejects Occupied East Jerusalem as Part of Zionist Entity of Israel

EU backs Jerusalem as joint capital The European Union said it had ‘never recognised the annexation of East Jerusalem’ [AFP] The Israeli government had denounced the Swedish proposal, calling it a “dangerous” threat to peace efforts and saying it would undermine the … Continue reading

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