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October 13, 2014

Administrations looking for more ways to cut academics

Is there a way to reduce costs and preserve appropriate student-faculty ratios?

It’s hard to raise much excitement over a chart, but a recent one that breaks down how colleges can reduce the number of sections they teach and reduce faculty time while educating the same number of students might be getting there. But not all the excitement is positive. 

September 15, 2014

EMU-AAUP Newsletter; September 2014

EMU-AAUP Newsletter – Issue One – September 2014
August 26, 2014

In a Fight for More Funds, Professors Quantify Colleges’ Neglect of Instruction

By Peter Schmidt

The humble calculator has emerged as a powerful weapon for faculty members battling administrators over spending.

When university leaders say they need to hold down instructional spending because of a budget crunch, the American Association of University Professors often seeks to debunk their claims by crunching numbers.

August 14, 2014

Eastern Michigan University Professors Concerned With School’s Ties To Charters

Simmering faculty concerns about Eastern Michigan University’s involvement with the Education Achievement Authority may bring additional focus to state concerns over the charter schools it authorizes. […]