Posts Tagged ‘faculty’

MIT eliminates DEI statements from faculty hiring process because “they don’t work”

(NaturalNews) The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has become the first elite academic institution in the United States to publicly get rid of… Source

Humboldt faculty condemn police violence against students, join demands for boycott and divestment from Israel

As faculty at Cal Poly Humboldt, we deplore the use of physical violence by police and the deployment of extreme tactics to surveil students, escalate tensions, and criminalize free speech exercised by students calling for a ceasefire in Gaza. Source

UC Berkeley students and faculty reject university condemnation of protest of anti-Palestinian speaker

The UC Berkeley chapters of Graduate Students for Justice in Palestine, and Faculty and Staff for Justice In Palestine respond to the university’s condemnation of a protest of an event featuring Israeli genocide apologist Ran Bar-Yoshafat. Source

CUNY faculty and staff: We reject the Palestine Exception to free speech at CUNY

CUNY staff and faculty reject Chancellor Félix Matos Rodríguez’s efforts to censure solidarity with the Palestinian people. Source

Nearly 400 Penn State Faculty Protest White Professor’s Lawsuit Against Race-Based Grading

By The College Fix UPDATED Nearly 400 Pennsylvania State University professors have signed a letter that defends antiracism teaching and administrative practices targeted in a lawsuit objecting to giving black students inflated grades. The four-paragraph “Letter in Support of Antiracist Faculty at Penn State” denigrates a recent lawsuit filed against the university by Zack De Piero, who […]

Columbia University to open learning center in Israel amid faculty backlash

Columbia University’s plans to open a learning center in Israel is being criticized by faculty members. Source

NYC councilwoman pulls CUNY Law School funding over faculty endorsement of BDS

GOP councilwoman Inna Vernikov is pulling $50,000 earmarked for CUNY Law School in response to the faculty endorsing a BDS resolution.

SFSU President Lynn Mahoney overrules faculty for a third time and upholds the silencing of Palestine

SFSU President Lynn Mahoney’s third veto of an independent Faculty Hearing Panel demonstrates the University’s allegiance to and acquiescence of corporatized Big Tech’s increasing control over curriculum content as well as the university’s complicity with Zionist organizations that deliberately seek to stifle all critiques of the apartheid state of Israel. Source

U. Michigan on Track to Hire 20 New ‘Anti-Racism’ Faculty

By Christian Schneider An initiative by the University of Michigan to hire 20 new “anti-racism” faculty has moved into the third round of hiring, according to a recent statement from the school. “The Anti-Racism Faculty Hiring Initiative, one of the Office of the Provost’s programs and activities to address systemic racism, will begin its third […]

This Week in Ed-jew-cation: Drag Lap Dances for Faculty, Field Trip to a Gay Bar, and ‘Racist’ Gifted Programs

I was considering writing articles for all three of these stories, but there is really too much insanity to keep up with these days. Let’s start off with the boys dressing in drag for a “man pageant” and giving lap dances to faculty (including the principal/ mayor) in Hazard, KY. This was part of their […]

Ohio State requiring all students, faculty and staff to get COVID 19 vaccine

The Ohio State University has announced it will require all students, staff and faculty to get the COVID-19 vaccine by October. “With the rising prevalence of the more transmissible Delta variant fueling a resurgence of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, Ohio State is focused on enhancing the health and safety of our community,” Ohio State said […]

How Contingent Faculty Organizing Can Succeed In Higher Education

Despite recent organizing gains among some contingent faculty members, the adjunctification of higher education has left hundreds of thousands of college and university teachers with low pay, spotty benefit coverage, and little job security. As former adjuncts Joe Berry and Helena Worthen report in their new book, Power Despite Precarity: Strategies for the Contingent Movement in […]

Rutgers faculty stand in solidarity with the Palestinian people

Editor’s Note: The following statement was issued by faculty at Rutgers University. Mondoweiss occasionally publishes press releases and statements from organizations in an effort to draw attention to overlooked issues. We stand in Solidarity with the Palestinian People Rutgers University faculty condemn Israel’s military assault against the Palestinian people across all Palestinian geographies. We join and […]

Dozens of Princeton Faculty Sign Letter on Mideast Conflict That Condemns Israel’s ‘Jewish Supremacy,’ Does Not Mention Hamas

Princeton University in New Jersey. Photo: Flickr. At least fifty Princeton University faculty and staff signed a statement condemning “the ongoing attacks on the Palestinian people in Gaza by the Israeli armed forces,” in an open letter that decried Israel as a system based on Jewish supremacy, and made no mention of the Hamas militant […]

Ohio State to Hire 50 Diversity Professors, More BIPOCs in Faculty Positions in Social Justice Initiative

Ohio State University (OSU) has announced that it intends to employ 50 additional professors to focus on social and racial justice as part of a wider initiative that is estimated to cost millions of dollars a year. The university’s president Kristina Johnson first announced the RAISE initiative, which stands for race, inclusion, and social equity, […]

Antwerp faculty at Orthodox school strike due to kids not tested for COVID

Non-Jewish faculty members at a haredi Orthodox school in Antwerp, Belgium, have gone on strike, citing the failure of some parents to test their children for the coronavirus to the teachers’ satisfaction. Most of the non-Jewish teachers at the girls’ department of the Jesode Hatora Beth Jacob school stopped working on Wednesday, the Gazet van […]

University of Illinois faculty and staff reject efforts to suppress Palestinian freedom and solidarity

As faculty and staff within the University of Illinois system, we are writing to renew our outrage at the rampant anti-Semitism and racism at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. We condemn all forms of racism, anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, anti-Blackness, xenophobia, and other forms of hatred and dehumanization. We are also deeply concerned about the way […]

Report: Progressive CUNY Faculty Group Scheduled Meeting on Shabbat to Exclude Orthodox Jewish Professor

Kingsborough Community College. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. A group of faculty members at the City University of New York’s Kingsborough Community College (KCC) are suspected of purposely excluding an Orthodox Jewish colleague from a meeting by scheduling it on Shabbat, according to a New York Post report. The meeting in question was to be held in […]

Talks to end six-week junior faculty strike in Israeli colleges blow up

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Israeli universities to be rewarded for achieving 50% female faculty

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The University of California Makes The Flu Vaccine Mandatory For All Students, Faculty & Staff

The Facts: Two Chinese boys dropped dead in gym class while exercising and wearing a mask. It’s unclear whether or not the masks had anything to do with their deaths. Reflect On: Why are children in gym class, and some gyms across the globe mandating masks when there is science indicating that wearing a mask […]

Grad Students And Faculty ‘Die In’ To Protest Reopening

Grad Students And Faculty ‘Die In’ To Protest Reopening By Kaelan Deese, MSN. August 8, 2020 Above photo: Getty images. The University of Georgia staff and graduate students held a silent “die-in” demonstration Friday to protest plans for the campus reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly 50 demonstrators lay scattered 6 feet apart wearing face […]

Grad Students And Faculty ‘Die In’ To Protest Reopening

Grad Students And Faculty ‘Die In’ To Protest Reopening By Kaelan Deese, MSN. August 8, 2020 Above photo: Getty images. The University of Georgia staff and graduate students held a silent “die-in” demonstration Friday to protest plans for the campus reopening during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nearly 50 demonstrators lay scattered 6 feet apart wearing face […]

Radical left-wing college faculty member ARRESTED after stealing property of Lucian Wintrich during chaotic campus speech event

(Natural News) A radical communist administrator from Quinebaug Valley Community College (QVCC) in Connecticut was recently arrested and charged with attempted sixth-degree larceny and disorderly conduct after she decided to steal the speech notes of conservative speaker Lucian Wintrich during a recent “It’s OK To Be White” lecture. Wintrich had tried to deliver his speech at […]

Evergreen State Faculty Turn on Bret Weinstein, Say He ‘Endangered’ Students

A letter was sent Friday to students by the faculty at Evergreen State College, saying they stand behind the protesters and wish to pursue disciplinary action against Professor Brett Weinstein. The Oregon college of about 4,000 students erupted in protests last week after Weinstein, a leftwing biology professor, told student activists he did […]

Up to 400 bn euros needed for clean EU energy grid by 2050: study

The European Union, the world’s No. 3 greenhouse gas polluter, says its emissions fell 4 percent last year, meaning the 28-nation bloc has already surpassed its target for 2020. Source Article from http://phys.org/news/2015-11-bn-euros-eu-energy-grid.html

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