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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 80–106.
Published: 01 November 2015
... tend to be from one small sector of PhD-granting institutions; the enormous preference for elite affiliation in these hiring competitions has stratified the discipline to the point that just 1 percent of faculty at top-ranked English departments are graduates from the so-called bottom 75 percent of PhD...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2005) 2005 (63-64): 203–210.
Published: 01 May 2005
.... The problem is possibly worse in Continuing Education. As program coordinator, I am compelled by employment standards in Adult and Continuing Education at my college to hire teachers below the rates of compensation for adjunct faculty, a rate set by a collective...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2005) 2005 (63-64): 211–218.
Published: 01 May 2005
... campuses won't all be able to hire new full-time faculty. These and similar reforms are pushing this system in the right direction. And—the best part is that all of this has been done without, for instance, having to raise faculty and staff salaries to keep up with the Consumer Price Index...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2005) 2005 (63-64): 195–202.
Published: 01 May 2005
... campuses with students needing "remedial" work in writing and mathematics at the taxpayers' expense. Concomitantly, college administrators scanning budgets notice large line items for instruction in these areas, most of it by the lowest status faculty with the least job security and the least...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (67): 129–135.
Published: 01 November 2006
... provision of autonomy to individual faculty members. Centralized hierarchies tend to suppress or discourage innovation, originality and independent critical thought. One of the odder ironies of the debate about academic freedom is that some of the critics who posture as...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (67): 143–152.
Published: 01 November 2006
... fund managers, while their biggest losers include valuable portions of their faculties, staffs and students. In such a climate, whither the university? This question preoccupied Jacques Derrida for much of his career. The result, for readers of English, is a new...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 137–144.
Published: 01 May 2009
..., even at this late date), I was working at a time when curmudgeonly and anti-intellectual senior faculty in English, some of whom had produced little or no scholarship in decades, could (and did!) vote against hiring or tenuring brilliant and promising junior colleagues...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (65-66): 155–159.
Published: 01 November 2006
... ranks of corporate executives. With this centralization has come a corresponding decrease in faculty governance and academic freedom. This has been facilitated by a growing reliance on contingent academic labor, including GAs, adjuncts, lecturers and other non-tenure track faculty. The...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2008) 2008 (70): 195–198.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Forty-Year Assault on the Middle Class [Cambridge: Harvard UP, 2008], Jack H. Schuster and Martin J. Finkelstein’s The American Faculty: The Restructuring of Academic Work and Careers [Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2006]) “The thing being made in a university is humanity...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 101–122.
Published: 01 May 2009
... four-percent salary increases for our client base, the people who are currently hired as tenure-stream faculty, and everybody else can go to hell.” So there had been a move by the adjuncts, led by Vinnie Tirelli, to decertify the union. That ultimately failed...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2007) 2007 (69): 95–113.
Published: 01 November 2007
... survey of hiring practices to create a database so we can chart change in the use of adjunct, part-time, non-tenure-stream faculty. Having participated in that process, I have no idea whether I’m going to rot in hell for what I’ve done or whether I’ve made my way to...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 248–253.
Published: 01 May 2009
...). When we look at the situation of higher education at this juncture—reliant primarily on contingent, on-demand labor and hiring more administrators than full-time faculty—super- flexibility could be the best skill a newly-minted PhD takes away from grad school. 250 the minnesota review...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2005) 2005 (63-64): 95–111.
Published: 01 May 2005
.... Women and racial/ethnic minorities continue to be overrepresented among tenured faculty in two- year, women's, and non-research/teaching colleges, while these same groups are underrepresented among tenured faculty in elite research institutions and resource-rich public universities (Messer...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2009) 2010 (73-74): 53–61.
Published: 01 November 2009
.... ASU is now the largest single public university in the country with over 67,000 students, and the New American University will have 100,000, spread out over twenty- five campuses. Crow has “hired more than 600 tenured or tenure- track faculty members, and last...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2006) 2006 (65-66): 149–154.
Published: 01 November 2006
... knowledge, no professor felt that the unionization of graduate assistants had negatively affected faculty-student relations—perhaps for this reason, the results of a poll of directors of graduate studies on this issue were never released by the administration. Why, then, does NYU's...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2011) 2011 (76): 65–79.
Published: 01 May 2011
... study of the linguistic, the visual, the social, and, most recently, the phenomenological. After having spent nearly two decades on the faculty of the rhetoric department at the University of California at Berkeley, Sil- verman recently moved to the University of Pennsylvania to assume...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2008) 2008 (70): 105–127.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Fred Jameson, Terry Eagleton, and Stanley Aronowitz, and various other people would give presentations in the afternoons. I think I was the most junior person there, the only person who wasn’t a graduate student or a faculty member. Cohen How did you end up...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2013) 2013 (80): 145–158.
Published: 01 May 2013
... cause its image in the spirit, but the spirit causes it in itself,” he is referring to “knowledge in the imagina- tion,” not to intellectual knowledge (Ia, q. 84, a. 6, 34–35, 36–39). The introduction here of the imagination as a faculty of the soul enables Aquinas to be very precise in...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2009) 2010 (73-74): 37–52.
Published: 01 November 2009
... doctoral students on the books and there wasn’t even an 46 the minnesota review office. All we had was a filing cabinet. So my job was to hire core faculty and build up the program into a department, and somehow see these ninety students through. At the same time, I was...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2009) 2009 (71-72): 25–46.
Published: 01 May 2009
... assistant to the journal while a doctoral student at Carnegie Mellon University. Williams You went to graduate school at Harvard in the late 1940s, finishing in 1952. Universities were growing, hiring faculty; it was the postwar moment, when there was a massive effort to...