In her public lecture, Professor Sheila Slaughter will discuss the rising emphasis on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) and professional fields in many public universities, and the many disparities this has created between these disciplines and the humanities ... Continue Reading →
‘Academic capitalism’ is defined by Slaughter & Rhoades (2004), professors of higher education at the University of Georgia and University of Arizona, as "the involvement of colleges and faculty in market-like behaviors". As public investment in public higher education decreases, acad ... Continue Reading →
We begin with an invitation to UFF-UF members to discuss how faculty can address the changing needs of students in a restricted funding climate for higher education. The background for this discussion is an increasing and multidisciplinary body of scholarship that is examining the ris ... Continue Reading →
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