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Links of the Week • October 14, 2015

San Jose State faculty march in ‘Fight for 5,’ seek higher pay
Silicon Valley Business Journal  ‎
Meet those on the front lines in the “Fight for Five.” San Jose State University faculty, who train many of the engineers and skilled workers needed by Silicon Valley tech companies, marched Tuesday …

Number of California State University graduates at all time high
Contra Costa Times 

Think tank predicts CA will be short 1 million college graduates by 2030
89.3 KPCC  Long Beach Press Telegram

CSU chancellor grilled about resources
Monterey County Herald
. …as White addressed CSUMB teachers, administrators and students at the Alumni and Visitors Center, several professors faced him holding a sign that read “2% is too tiny Tim. 5% is fair,”….
> Follow the link next to the Monterey Herald story or click on “Local News Video: Faculty & staff protest visit for a message from Monterey Bay CFA Chapter President Steven Levinson about the contract fight / Share on Facebook by going to https://www.facebook.com/MBCFA

50 years on, Cal State Dominguez Hills renews efforts to transform an underserved community
Los Angeles Times
After the Watts rebellion, Dominguez Hills was one of a trio of higher-education institutions that … opened doors …

He Won’t Teach Under Campus Carry
Inside Higher Ed
A professor emeritus at the U of Texas says he’ll leave campus rather than give lectures to hundreds of students who could bring guns

Selling Class Notes is the New Way to Make Money in College
Bloomberg

Supreme Court justices at work, bashing unions
The Hill
Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito is pursuing a vendetta against organized labor. As the point man for all things anti-union in the court’s jurisprudence, Alito next will target teachers’ unions in California.

 

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