Monthly Archives: March 2011

Clark-Atlanta University two years after the mass faculty layoffs

Just over two years ago, February 6 2009, Clark-Atlanta University (CAU) laid off around 55 faculty, some with tenure, with no notice, effective the same day, with up to 4 weeks of severance pay (for 20 years of service), and … Continue reading

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Survey of professional social media use among biology profs

I surveyed a select group of college biology faculty (faculty participating in Pearson’s Biology Leadership Conference or BLC) to gauge their level of interest in using on-line social networking tools in their professional life. These are faculty selected for their … Continue reading

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