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INSIDE VOLUME 39, NUMBER 5   (May, 2009)
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From Senate President

Karen M. Turner

"When I first contacted the Herald editor about writing for this last issue..."

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On Being NTT Faculty at Temple University

"There's an old joke that says, 'there's a support group for people who don't like their jobs. It's called everybody; they meet at the bar.'"

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You've Got [G]mail!

This issue of Faculty Herald takes a brief look at the what-who-where-why-and-how of the on-going email transition...

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Committees, We’ve Got Committees! Reports 2008-2009

This spring the Faculty Senate Steering Committee decided to publish the reports of the Faculty Senate Committees in the Herald...

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Also inside vol. 39, no. 5
Announcing the Academic Strategic Compass Website
Letters to the Editor
Minutes
TUFH Staff

 

 

INSIDE VOLUME 39, NUMBER 4   (March, 2009)
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A Talk with Joseph Schwartz

The Herald talks with Joseph Schwartz about democratic politics, social policy, the economy, and recent developments at Temple University.

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From Editor Waldstreicher

"If the Faculty Herald were a different kind of publication I’d be tempted to call this offering “The Impasse Issue.”

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A Brief Look at Alter Hall

"If you haven’t yet had an opportunity to visit the new edifice gracing the corner of 13th and Montgomery, you really should head over and look inside..."

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An Open Letter to President Hart and Art Hochner

"Regarding the recent missive from Debbie Hartnett and with all due respect to all negotiators -- my email is cluttered enough with propaganda, PR, and similar JUNK the validity of which I am in no position to judge.”

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Guidelines for Textbooks and Other Instructional Material

The Herald presents a message sent out by Fox School of Business Associate Professor Jay Sinha on how faculty can help students save money without compromising curricular needs.

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Also inside vol. 39, no. 4
Letters to the Editor
Minutes
TUFH Staff

 

 

INSIDE VOLUME 39, NUMBER 3   (February, 2009)
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David Post's Quest for Jefferson's Moose

"Why would a law professor take an interest in the moose carcasses procured by an early American statesman and sent across the ocean to Paris?"

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From Editor Waldstreicher

"It is my hope that at a time when our confidence about the future may be shakier, the Herald can serve as a forum for different perspectives on where we, as a faculty, may be headed."

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The Office of Sustainability: Towards a Greener Temple

The Herald asked Sandra McDade, director of the Office of Sustainability, to describe the establishment and mission of the Office, which is located in Mitten Hall.

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An Open Letter to President Hart

"I would like to address the difficulties of imposing either a peer-review and/or a performance-based salary-increase scheme in an academic context.”

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Where Assessment Should Begin (and Be Sustained)

"It is easy for any organization, no matter how well intentioned, to lose sight of whether it is doing much good."

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A Letter From Laurence Steinberg

"If there were ever any doubts about TAUP's true colors, the union's most recent proposal of a flat salary increase of $2,100 for all faculty members (rather than a proportional one) clarifies things all too well."

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Also inside vol. 39, no. 3
Contract Negotiation Update...from 1984?
Letters to the Editor
Minutes
TUFH Staff

 

 

INSIDE VOLUME 39, NUMBER 2   (December, 2008)
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The Voyages of Project Enterprise

The Herald spoke with  Barbara Dolhansky and Tim O’Rourke to learn more about Project Enterprise.

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From Editor Waldstreicher

"I am disturbed by what seems to me to be an evident trend, not so much in the negotiations themselves...but in the tenor of the fight in public."

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A Letter from Steve Zelnick

"Temple University should be well positioned on enrollments to weather the economic storm... Our problem continues to be quality."

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A Letter From Maurice Wright

Maurice Wright

"By conflating events, Professor Saul Axelrod misleads the reader in his letter to the Herald published in the October issue."

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Also inside vol. 39, no. 2
A Letter from Philip Yanella
A Letter from The Faculty of the Dept. of Religion
Additional Letters to the Editor
Letters, We Post Letters
Did You Know...
Coming the in the Next Issue...
Minutes
TUFH Staff

 

 

INSIDE VOLUME 39, NUMBER 1   (October, 2008)
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From Senate President

Karen M. Turner

"There’s an often-quoted adage that says we’re all standing on the shoulders of those who have gone before us."

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From Editor Waldstreicher

"This fall presents two challenges to faculty self-governance as it has usually been practiced."
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GenEd:

From Content to Cognition

"A generation ago, when we were debating the Core, we didn’t know what we know now.

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Negotiating with Temple

The Faculty Herald asked Arthur Hochner, President of TAUP, for his perspective on this year’s round of contract negotiations as compared to past experiences.

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Phishing at Temple University

"To the phisher, universities are every bit as appealing as Lake Guerrero is to the bass fisher."

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Outgoing President of the Faculty Senate Robert Aiken offered these parting thoughts at the Faculty Senate meeting of May 7th...

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Also inside vol. 39, no. 1
Letters to the Editor
Annoucing the TUFH Early Archives
Minutes
TUFH Staff