Faculty alternatives

Here’s a post where I will try to link to current drafts of faculty-generated alternatives to the chancellor’s reorganizational scheme. Don’t hesitate to let me know if I’ve missed your plan, or posted an out of date alternative plan.

As I write this (4/30), I am aware of other efforts in Media, Arts and Design (a college level proposal), transportation, and engineering, but do not have documents to post.

School of Mathematics and Statistical Sciences

Proposal for School Math Stat Sciences

RME Math Stat School

Math Votes-Math and Stat School

Chair Support letter

RME approval vote school math & stat

Dissent

College of Social Sciences and Humanities

CoSSH RME (with votes)

 

FA News: Election party; unpaid adjuncts

Here’s the latest newsletter.

FA News April 27

FA Reviews of A9 proposals

Cf. the posts on revised A9 plans, and faculty votes on A9 plans.

We’ll post the official FA Reviews of Program changes plans here as they are ready.  While each plan is specific to the department(s) involved, each also contains a good deal of information that may be of use to faculty as they consider the plan in their own area.

FA review of plan for School of Earth Sciences and Sustainability

FA review of plan for School of Computing

FA on School of Biological Sciences

FA on School of Human Sciences

FA on Health Sciences

FA on School of Agricultural Sciences

Faculty RME votes

Faculty votes on the RMEs/A9 plans are starting to come in. I’ll try to keep this post updated as regularly as I can. For Program Change Plans (the documents being voted on), see this post.

For FA reviews of plans, see this post

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FA News 4/5/2018

Here’s the latest newsletter, with an update on restructuring and the upcoming BOT meeting.

FA News 5 April 2018

Updated A9 Plans

Attached are all the updated A9 plans. I list them here with the voting deadlines for departmental faculty. Note the related post on faculty votes. and the post with FA reviews of plans.

Updated 4/22 with Analytics, Finance and Economics. 

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More A9 Plans emerge

March 31 update (2): I’ve now received a copy of the plan for Psychological and Behavioral sciences: 

Program Change Plan – School of Psych and Behavior Sciences

March 31 update (1): all the school plans are being modified to have the schools “temporarily” report directly to the Provost (now to be Meera Komarraju, if confirmed by the BOT.). That is, they wouldn’t be assigned to any college, but would be free floating until the college structure is fixed.

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Response to “Embracing accuracy”

Here’s the FA response to the chancellor’s blog post (“Embracing Accuracy“) attacking the FA for “misrepresenting information.”

Embracing Evidence (29 March 2018)

 

 

Press Release on Faculty votes

Here’s a press release the FA put out on March 27.

March 27 press release on faculty votes

The Southern Illinoisan has a story up on the release here. 

FA News: Assault on shared governance

Dear Colleagues,
A newsletter is attached: FA News 22 March
I believe it is the most important one I have written, for I think that we have reached a crucial moment in the restructuring crisis, and indeed a major moment in the history of SIUC.

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