INSIDE VOLUME 40, NUMBER 5 (May, 2010) [View as PDF]
Also inside vol. 40, no. 5 • Senators Attend! Next Year: Roll Call • Faculty Herald Seeks Writers • Letters to the Editor • Minutes • TUFH Staff
INSIDE VOLUME 40, NUMBER 4 (March, 2010) [View as PDF]
Also inside vol. 40, no. 4 • The 20/20 Plan: Beyond the Inquirer • Senate Discusses Faculty Governance • Academic Compass Update • Nominations Sought for Director of General Education • Letters to the Editor • Minutes • TUFH Staff
INSIDE VOLUME 40, NUMBER 3 (Feburary, 2010) [View as PDF]
President Hart to Address Senate
"The President and CFO Tony Wagner will appear at the February 16 Representative Senate Meeting to discuss the Temple 2020 Plan."
From the Editor
"We have an attendance problem. No, I don’t mean the students. I mean the faculty, and in particular those who have volunteered to serve as members of the Faculty Senate."
Senate Discusses Quality of Life for Faculty
At its January 26 meeting, the Representative Senate held an open discussion of issues relating to the quality of life of the faculty.
Reaffirming Our Culture of Service
"... it is worthwhile to draw attention to one topic that frequently appears in faculty-administrator dialogues: the need to do a better job in recognizing and rewarding service contributions made by faculty."
Amending the Constitution
"In May, 2009, we were suddenly made aware that the quorum requirements specified in the Bylaws of the Faculty Senate were unworkably large."
Committee on the Status of Women Conference: The Balancing Act
"The Faculty Senate Committee on the Status of Women was very pleased with the presentations, turnout and impact of our very first conference last semester."
Also inside vol. 40, no. 3 • Report from the TLTR2 • Know Someone Who is Retiring? • Dysfunctional Rules Submission • Minutes • TUFH Staff
INSIDE VOLUME 40, NUMBER 2 (December, 2009) [View as PDF]
Community Learning Network Draws on Temple’s Strengths
"For years, faculty, staff and students at Temple have been developing projects with partner organizations in the North Philadelphia community and elsewhere in the region."
From the Editor
"University committee work is always a hard sell, even in the best of times. And under a merit pay system that is organized, rightly, by department and college, and which privileges scholarship over service, Senate committee work is not exactly “incentivized” at Temple."
TLTR2: Teaching, Learning and Technology Roundtable (Re-vitalized)
As a publication of the Faculty Senate, the Faculty Herald strives to showcase and publicize the good work of Senate committees.
Temple’s Self-Study: Unanswered Questions About Faculty Staffing
"In October of this year, Temple Today reported that a draft of the university's Self-Study, the next phase in Middle States reaccreditation for 2009-10, was ready for review."
Global Temple 4.0: An Opportunity for Faculty
"Celebration and Inspiration were the themes of the fourth annual Global Temple Conference hosted in the Howard Gittis Student Center on November 17th."
A Message from David A. Baron, Chair of the Global Temple Conference Planning Committee
"On November 17, 2009 the Fourth Annual Global Temple Conference was held at the Howard Gittis Student Center. "
Also inside vol. 40, no. 2 • CARE: Criss, Assessment, Response and Education • Minutes • TUFH Staff
INSIDE VOLUME 40, NUMBER 1 (October, 2009) [View as PDF]
From Senate President
Karen M. Turner
"Congratulations to the TAUP, AFSCME, and the Hart administration for reaching collective bargining agreements."
From the Editor
"'Should universities have presented a firmer counterweight to economic irresponsibility? Have universities become too captive to the immediate and worldly purposes they serve?'"
Upbeat About Cancer?
"According to Mike Sirover,... the general public is not especially well served if they go into a bookstore like Borders looking for information about his specialty, cancer treatment."
Looking Back, Looking Forward:
A Forum on the Long Haul of Getting a Contract
In the wake of the agreement between the university and TAUP, the Faculty Herald sent out an open call for reflections on the process of negotiations and the results.
What do Faculty Really Care About?
"The question was: “What do Faculty really care about?” – A critically important topic for the Herald, and all of us, to consider."
2008-2009 Committee Reports, We Got a Few More!
The following reports were not published in our last issue. We present them now along with our thanks to the committee members and chairs for their exemplary service.
Also inside vol. 40, no. 1 • Letters to the Editor • Minutes • TUFH Staff