All posts tagged "faculty"

  • Faculty rail against closed search

    By Joseph Lyell U of L’s AAUP president says the search for the next university president started off on the wrong foot, but the board of trustees is trying to right the ship. The board has received 17...

    • Posted November 19, 2017
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  • Presidential search listening tour still not scheduled as December deadline looms

    By Shelby Brown– While the U of L presidential search listening tour subcommittee bickers over details, the application deadline for someone to lead U of L is two weeks away and no forums have been scheduled. The listening...

    • Posted November 15, 2017
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  • More tenure-track faculty need to be hired at U of L

    By Megan Brewer — Right now, over half of the faculty at American institutions are part-time and not on a tenure-track according to American Association of University Professors.  U of L is one of these institutions. Many...

    • Posted November 7, 2017
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    Faculty: Open the presidential search

    By Shelby Brown and Kyeland Jackson — As the search for U of L’s next president continues in secret, more faculty voiced their opposition. Faculty members said they’re “thoroughly opposed” to a closed search for the university’s...

    • Posted October 17, 2017
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  • College of Arts and Sciences still thrives despite cuts

    By Lyndsey Newport — On Sept. 29 faculty assembled to hear the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Kimberly Kempf-Leonard speak about what this year holds for the college. “School year 2017-2018 will also be...

    • Posted October 2, 2017
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    AAUP launches “Tenure Matters” initiative

    By Shelby Brown — U of L’s American Association of University Professors chapter is mobilizing in response to the board of trustees’ resolution to review the university’s tenure policy. According to an email blast from Professor Susan Jarosi, university...

    • Posted September 25, 2017
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  • The Louisville Cardinal News
    Faculty to demand greater role in university governance

    By Kyeland Jackson — U of L’s A&S faculty assembly will demand a greater role in governance via two resolutions, citing consequences reaped from the former central administration and the $48 million budget shortfall. The first resolution...

    • Posted March 27, 2017
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  • AAUP forum defends academic freedom under Trump

    By Dustin Massengill – The American Association of University Professors senior program officer Hans-Joerg Tiede discussed the state of academic freedom under President Donald Trump’s administration Feb. 24. Tiede expressed his concerns about an already fragile system of protections of...

    • Posted February 26, 2017
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  • Faculty to consider resisting university budget cuts

    By Kyeland Jackson — University faculty will consider a resolution challenging Interim President Greg Postel’s budget cut resolutions. U of L American Association of University Professors President Avery Kolers and Vice President Susan Jarosi wrote the resolution, questioning...

    • Posted February 20, 2017
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  • Ricky Jones
    Kempf-Leonard responds to criticism from Jones

    This is a follow-up to a story from Sept. 17 and Sept. 21. A&S Dean Kimberly Kempf-Leonard has responded to criticism in her “Monday Memo” to faculty and in a meeting she called with Ricky Jones. Jones, chair...

    • Posted October 9, 2015
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