Five PASSHE Universities Now Facing Retrenchment

April 1, 2017 1

Early today Raging Chicken reported that Clarion University joined Mansfield University on the list of Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) universities facing the possibility of layoffs and program elimination. By the end of […]

Clarion University Gets Notice of Retrenchment

March 31, 2017 0

Earlier today, faculty members at Clarion University were told that retrenchment is on the table. That means that administrators are planning on gutting more faculty and programs from a university that a brutal round of […]

Justifying My 64 hour Work Week

December 5, 2016 0

Every semester I along with all my colleagues have to fill out a “Faculty Workload Analysis.” The analysis is part of the “Snyder Report” – much catchier than the official title, the “Instructional Output and […]

“No More Games”: APSCUF Faculty Move Closer to Strike

May 5, 2016 3

It appears that faculty members working at Pennsylvania’s fourteen university State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) have had just about enough. Negotiations between the faculty union, APSCUF, and PASSHE administrators have gone nowhere since their […]

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