In 2011, according to the American Association of Universiy Professors, 70 percent of college faculty were contingent, non-tenure track professors, paid significantly less than their significantly smaller number of tenured colleagues.
In the first few weeks of the school year, students who live off-campus have been unpleasantly surprised to find out that their ID cards no longer allow them access to dorms and other campus housing spaces due to a change in the Rights and Responsibilities handbook.
The first results of the Brandeis Climate Survey on sexual misconduct were released last week. The findings are based on the responses of over 1,500 graduate and undergraduate students and provide insight into the scope of sexual misconduct among members of the community, as well as identify areas for the community’s concern and improvement. And indeed, many of the survey’s conclusions are more than unsettling.
The temporary Dharmic Prayer Center officially opened last night in the Shapiro Campus Center’s art gallery.
On Sept. 11, Director of the Department of Community Living Tim Touchette sent an email out to the student body announcing that DCL had purchased Xfinity on Campus.
In the first round of Student Union elections on Thursday, 10 new members of the Senate and one new Representative to the Brandeis Sustainability Fund were elected to their positions.
This semester, non-tenure track faculty members will begin a publicity campaign as part of unionization efforts to join the Service Employees International Union local 509, located in Watertown, Mass.
On Thursday, students will vote on their new Student Union Senators and representatives, and the future senators-elect may find a very different Union awaiting them: At last week’s Senate meeting, Student Union President Nyah Macklin ’16 expressed her wish to expand the impact of the Student Union and the Senate.
On Oct. 2, the Brandeis Rooftop Community Farm will host its second farmer’s market. The market will feature the newest harvest from the Rooftop Farm, located atop Gerstenzang, along with products from Waltham farmers’ market vendors.
According to a Mar. 17 Justice article, Cholmondeley’s coffee house reopened for business. The coffee house closed last March, and all of its 13 student workers were let go in response to the mishandling of a fire alarm during an event.