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Jones Cultivates Inaugural Role in Faculty Development at Brown

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Esther Jones Dr. Esther Jones has been named associate dean for faculty development in the Office of the Dean of the Faculty at Brown University. Before her latest post, Jones served in various leadership capacities including as an associate provost in the Office of Faculty Affairs at Clark University.

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Michigan State Tenure Faculty Continue Push for Union Recognition

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Michigan State University tenure and tenure-track faculty members are on track toward forming a union, according to reporting from the Lansing State Journal. A group of tenure and tenure-track faculty members at Michigan State University are seeking union recognition from the Board of Trustees.

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MSU Tenure-Track Faculty Look to Unionize

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Michigan State University (MSU) tenure-track faculty have launched a public unionization campaign to gain more influence in administrative decision-making, The State News reported. To be recognized as a collective bargaining group, the Union of Tenure Stream Faculty will need support from a simple majority of MSU’s tenure-track faculty.

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Two Maryland Community College Faculty Unions Recognized

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New faculty unions at Howard Community College and Frederick Community College have been certified and recognized, with full-time faculty recognized as AFT-Maryland members, Maryland Matters reported. More than 80% of Howard’s 170 faculty and 100 Frederick faculty submitted cards Aug.

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Cal State System Unionized Faculty to Go On Strike

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California State University (CSU) system employees who are members of the California Faculty Association (CFA) will go on strike next week, starting Monday. was prompted by the faculty union’s demands not being met, including the pay increases they asked for. To note, faculty can cancel individual classes to honor the strike.

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UTSA Faculty Hiring Program Aims to Compete for Researchers

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The UT System has allocated $55 million across the ERUs to fund the recruitment of research-active faculty to increase its national research prominence and federal funding opportunities. program growth and discovery translations that benefit our city, state, and nation,” he continued. “We

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California State University Reaches Agreement with Faculty Union

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The California State University (CSU) has reached a tentative agreement with the California Faculty Association (CFA), ending their systemwide strike after one day. “I This tentative agreement makes major gains for all faculty at the CSU.”

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