Our Weekly Reader for week beginning November 25, 2012

1. Lead story right now is the potential GEO strike this week. For up to date information, don’t read this, go to https://cfaillinois.org/tag/geo2012/ http://www.uigeo.org/ 1b. Google-news-ing led to a piece on wsws.org, which appears to be a website written through a Trotsky lens. http://www.wsws.org/articles/2012/nov2012/grad-n20.shtml Their point of view is very much anti-AFT and the essayContinue reading “Our Weekly Reader for week beginning November 25, 2012”

Our Weekly Reader for week beginning November 18, 2012

1. The big story of the week of course is the GEO, which has voted to authorize a strike. The most up-to-date source of information I’ve found for all GEO news is their website: http://www.uigeo.org/. The CFA is planning a separate page on its own site devoted to strike news. More details as I knowContinue reading “Our Weekly Reader for week beginning November 18, 2012”

New CFA Feature-Our Weekly Reader

This week we present a new feature, Our Weekly Reader (OWR), designed to help you keep up with events that impact faculty at UIUC and higher education more broadly. Bruce Reznick , the chairperson of our Communications Committee introduces the feature below, followed by this week’s edition of OWR. Enjoy P.S. You can link toContinue reading “New CFA Feature-Our Weekly Reader”