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Rhoades, Gary – Thought & Action, 2000
Discussion of higher education faculty and unions urges a "public professional unionism" in which faculty and staff work cooperatively with administrators to promote quality in instruction and a high level of professionalism through participative decision making. Argues that higher education unions must also pay more attention in collective…
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, College Faculty, Faculty College Relationship, Higher Education
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Diamond, Arlyn – Thought & Action, 1986
The role of feminist faculty and unions in forming alliances to change the traditional academic power structure and in addressing faculty issues common to women and other groups is discussed. (MSE)
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, College Faculty, Contracts, Faculty College Relationship
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Laiacona, Joseph – Thought & Action, 2000
Recounts how the part-time faculty at Chicago's Columbia College (Illinois) dramatically improved salaries and gained a strong voice in college decision making through unionization. Emphasis is on the negotiation process which worked to obtain the group's goals without undermining the "rather friendly college environment." (DB)
Descriptors: Adjunct Faculty, Collective Bargaining, College Faculty, Faculty College Relationship
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Shaw, George C. – Thought & Action, 2000
Describes how collective bargaining has emerged as an important factor in higher education, with some faculty resisting unionism as a threat to status and dignity. Seeks to refute the source of such resistance, the "myth of academe," or the belief that faculty lead lives devoted to selfless pursuit of knowledge in institutions carefully…
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, College Environment, College Faculty, Faculty College Relationship