News Clips

April 12, 2016

MN DAILY: What’s happening to merit pay? A faculty response

http://www.mndaily.com/opinion/letters-editor/2016/04/13/what%E2%80%99s-happening-merit-pay-faculty-response by Rosemarie Park, Associate Professor The University of Minnesota owes its greatness to the amazing people who work here, from top to bottom. Our team is strong because of sound faculty governance policies that have evolved over years of interchanges between rank-and-file faculty, department leaders and central administrators. There […]
April 5, 2016

MN DAILY: U should let the state do its job

http://www.mndaily.com/article/2016/04/u-should-let-state-do-its-job by DAILY EDITORIAL BOARD It could be months before the University of Minnesota can vote on whether or not to unionize its faculty. In January, faculty members filed to form a union after discussions dating back to 2014. But if the Minnesota Court of Appeals decides to consider an […]
April 4, 2016

MN DAILY: U appeal could delay union vote

http://www.mndaily.com/article/2016/04/u-appeal-could-delay-union-vote The appeal challenges a claim that nontenured faculty may be part of decision to unionize. by BRIAN EDWARDS The vote for a University of Minnesota faculty union could see large delays if the state agrees to hear a University appeal. The school filed an appeal Tuesday challenging a state decision to […]
March 11, 2016

MN DAILY: Contingent and tenure-line instructors have a common stake in our University

http://www.mndaily.com/article/2016/03/contingent-and-tenure-line-instructors-have-common-stake-our-unive by Mary Pogatshnik, Senior Teaching Specialist Hola, mi nombre es Mary Pogatshnik, one of more than 1,000 contingent instructors who teach at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities campus. It is both a pleasure and honor to teach beginning Spanish courses in the Spanish and Portuguese Department. I’ve taught at the […]