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Mary King to be honored at national conference

  May 17, 2014     3821 Views     Leave your thoughts  

Our own Mary King, past president of AAUP-Oregon, past president of PSU-AAUP, and current VP of Collective Bargaining for AAUP Oregon, is being richly  and deservedly honored for her leadership with two awards to be presented at the AAUP national conference in early June.  We all recognize what a difference her leadership has made.  It's nice to have it recognized nationally.  Congratulations Mary! Below are excerpts from the announcements for the Marilyn Sternberg Award and the Georgina M Smith Award. The Marilyn Sternberg Award  Mary C. King is the recipient of the 2014 Marilyn Sternberg Award. The award was established in 1981…

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UO Faculty Rally for a First Contract

  May 8, 2013     1505 Views     Leave your thoughts  

image courtesy of the Daily Emerald Faculty at UO rallied yesterday to send a clear message to the UO Administration and their negotiators:  We, the university community stand behind our faculty bargaining team and their proposals. The United Academics negotiating team consists of nine faculty from departments across campus, and have been in negotiations since November 2012 for a first contract that prioritizes high quality research and instruction, a strong faculty voice in campus decision-making, and professional respect for all faculty. Faculty rallied because despite having the support of faculty from across campus, and despite the faculty negotiators’ reasonable proposals, the Administration’s…

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