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Fight to Save PASSHE Faculty and Programs Continues

November 14, 2013 // 0 Comments

October 30th marked the first major deadline for PA State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) university presidents to notify the faculty union about faculty cuts. The contract between PASSHE and the faculty union, APSCUF, sets October 30th as the date by which tenured faculty members must …

Clarion University students and faculty gathered around 7 am this morning to protest Clarion University president, Karen Whitney’s, plan to gut faculty and programs. President Whitney released a revised “workforce plan” on Tuesday showing plans to eliminate several academic programs and cut 36 jobs, including …

For the Pocono Record, East Stroudsburg professor Allen Benn took wrote an op-ed describing East Stroudsburg University’s retrenchment plan and criticized Kenn Long’s – ESU Vice President of Finance – justifications – which was also published in a Pocono Record story -  for faculty retrenchment. In …

Editor’s Note: Jean Jones, President of the Edinboro chapter of APSCUF, spoke to Edinboro University TV on October 8, 2013 about the university administration’s plan to cut over 40 faculty members. From the interview: I think the public emails from the president all over the …

Editor’s Note: The following guest column was submitted to Raging Chicken Press today from State Rep. Frank Dermody’s press office. The ongoing government shutdown and Gov. Corbett’s foot-dragging on Medicare expansion leaves over 500,000 Pennsylvanian’s hanging out to dry. From our perspective, it’s good to …

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