United Faculty of Florida-Florida Atlantic University Chapter
July 30, 2012. “ALEC is a corporate‐funded entity that helps corporations get special interest and corporate‐written legislation passed into law. When legislators in multiple states introduce similar or identical bills to boost corporate power and profits … the odds are good that such legislation was written by corporate lobbyists working through ALEC.”
July 13, 2012. Gov. Rick Scott’s Revamp of Higher Education
July 11, 2012.
June 30, 2012. Becoming a UFF member strengthens the faculty voice and gives you access to professional representation in the grievance/arbitration process
June 26, 2012. Carnegie Corporation Calls for Renewed Commitment in Higher Education
June 22, 2012. At present over 75% of faculty members and instructors in degree-granting two-and four-year institutions of higher education in the US were employed in non-tenure track contingent positions. Download the full study here!
June 21, 2012. At $46,071 SUS of Florida also has lowest per completion degree rate in country, Rating applies to four-year and two-year institutions
June 14, 2012. Without the increase FAU administrators say they will cut 75 faculty positions, 9 advisers and up to 500 course sections, crowding classrooms and leaving students with fewer options.
June 12, 2012. “The question is, is that sustainable? Are we going to continue to make up (the difference) on the backs of students? Fifteen percent is a tough ask.”
June 5, 2012. Group anticipates June 19th BOT agenda will include consideration of Fort Lauderdale campus’ fate
- Mar. 31st (Tuesday) at 9:30 am - Provost Conference Room.
Executive Committee Meetings:
- Friday Mar 20, 12 - 2 pm - BU207
- Friday Apr 24, 12 - 2 pm - BU207