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Rutgers faculty say no to Pearson eCollege

Rutgers University faculty were dismayed when they learned last year that the university had entered into a secret seven-year agreement with Pearson Inc. to provide online degree programs to Rutgers students and split the revenues. Consultation with faculty, who are represented by the Rutgers chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP-AFT), was not [...]

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Pope Center provides road map to dismantling traditional higher education

The following is cross-posted from The Progressive Pulse, a nonpartisan blog about the issues, debates, and people that affect North Carolina public policy, sponsored by NC Policy Watch. This piece was written by The Progressive Pulse staff writer (and former AFT Higher Education staffer) Lindsay Wagner (who we miss terribly). The Pope Center for Higher Education is promoting [...]

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AAUP and AFT Leaders Say Tentative Agreement At University of Oregon Is a Milestone for Academic Profession

WASHINGTON—National leaders of the American Association of University Professors and the American Federation of Teachers praised the historic agreement announced Thursday night between their joint affiliate, United Academics, and the University of Oregon. AAUP and AFT officials said the tentative two-year agreement demonstrates how the two unions are working together to strengthen colleges and universities [...]

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