Adjunct and part-time contract faculty joined the Faculty Forward division of the Service Employees International Union Local 509 today, creating the first-ever collective bargaining unit on campus for non-tenure track faculty.
Ronald D. Liebowitz, the former president of Middlebury College, will serve as the University’s ninth president starting July 1, 2016, according to an email to the University community from Chair of the Board of Trustees Perry Traquina ’78. Liebowitz’s appointment concludes an eight-month-long search process that began in April after the eighth University president, Frederick Lawrence, announced his resignation in February.
The Brandeis Asian American Task Force seeks to increase visibility for Asian American scholarship.
Prof. Jillian Powers (AMST) is currently on a one-year contract and may not be able to teach next year.
Interim President Lynch received a list of 13 demands on Thursday to address systemic racism at Brandeis.
Professors and adminstrators have visited the sit-in to show support and stand in solidarity.
Leaders of Ford Hall 2015 issued 13 demands, evoking the 1969 protest for which it is named.
Students, faculty, administrators demonstrated their support of student protests at Yale University and the University of Missouri.
After beginning to organize over the summer, over 200 faculty members signed a petition on Wednesday to form a union.
Edna Sans had a 4.0 gpa in college, has served hundreds of hours of community service, is a dedicated worker and is passionate about her career field. But in job interviews, there’s only one thing that the hemming and hawing human resource managers are interested in talking about.