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Cancel Culture!

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On May 29, 2021

Sully and Bari are going to be all over this……. A teacher is disappointed with Gov. Kevin Stitt after one of her summer classes was canceled due to House Bill 1775, which bans educators fr

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This article was published just as the North Carolina Board of Trustees rejected Nikole Hannah-Jones’ tenure for purely and nakedly political reasons. It’s really important. Faculty once had meaningful power within higher educational institutions. In 1915, faculty at American universities organized themselves into the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), which championed academic freedom and […]

Fixing Higher Ed

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On May 18, 2021

The higher education system is so broken. Between skyrocketing tuition and fees leading to massive student debt, a lack of state funding, the proletarianization of faculty including the rise of waves

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Class as Part of Diversity

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On April 25, 2021
There are some of us in the academy whose parents were not professors. But there’s a whole whole lot whose parents were professors. Like, way more than you’d think, even if you expected it. This piece on how this reality can get in the way of diverse hiring practices is important. But I think that […]
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Mercifully this has not happened at my employer, but colleges and universities around the country have cynically used COVID to shock doctrine the humanities out of existence or near so, as well as destroy faculty autonomy. Michael Francis Berube is the Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Literature at Penn State University and a leader of […]
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