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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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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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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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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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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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Study Reveals Only 16% of Faculty is Ready for GenAI in Higher Education

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The 2023-2024 Digital Learning Pulse Survey revealed that three-quarters of higher education trustees, faculty, and administrators believe GenAI will noticeably change their institutions — and help solve ongoing issues. But only 16% of faculty and 11% of administrators feel prepared for change.

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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.