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167. The Fight for Public Higher Education

Tuesday, 6 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 310, WSCC

Program arranged by the American Association of University Professors

Presiding: Gwendolyn Bradley, American Assn. of University Professors

Gwendolyn Bradley's Annotation:
I will have to miss the convention this year, so Christopher Simeone will be chairing this roundtable.

Speakers: Marc Bousquet, Santa Clara Univ.; Jason B. Jones, Central Connecticut State Univ.; Michelle A. Massé, Louisiana State Univ., Baton Rouge; Robert Samuels, Univ. of California, Los Angeles; Christopher Simeone, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana; Jeffrey J. Williams, Carnegie Mellon Univ.

Session Description:

Public systems of higher education in many states are in crisis, experiencing budget cuts, furloughs, program discontinuance, and attacks on collective bargaining and faculty governance rights. What should/can faculty members and graduate students do?


Subject:

  • The Profession – General

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