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Breaking News: Board of Trustees changes Faculty Handbook, effective immediately

On March 30, the Board of Trustees (BOT) amended the Faculty Handbook “in all ways necessary to permit the reduction of 15 full time equivalent (FTE) existing faculty positions, which may include tenured faculty positions, by [...]

Faculty Motion — Full text of the March 18 motion sent to the BOT

At the faculty meeting on March 18, the FSC presented a motion to the tenured and tenure-track faculty that, upon its passing, was presented to the Board of Trustees.  The motion was passed with 89 votes [...]

Faculty Motion Rejected — BOT moves forward with program review

In an email addressed to the members of the Faculty Steering Committee (FSC), Paul Tobias, chair of the Board of Trustees (BOT), stated that the BOT will continue to move forward with program review. This response [...]

Student Senate Open Forum — Students question Randall at senate meeting

The lecture hall in Norris 101 is not always filled to capacity, but students lined the walls on Tuesday, March 2, during the Student Senate meeting at 9:10 p.m. President Donna Randall, Susan Conner, provost, and college [...]

Learn the Lingo — The administration’s jargon defined

Ten-year? Tenor? Tenure? The administration is spitting jargon like an angry llama. Read on to wipe the saliva out of your eyes and figure out exactly what they’re actually saying. [...]

News Update — Faculty cuts by the book

In a press release issued on Feb. 23, Albion College announced that the Board of Trustees (BOT) voted to eliminate the equivalent of 15 full-time faculty positions, nearly 10 percent of the total faculty. Currently, 162 total [...]

Students Show their KLAWs – Student group forms in reaction to faculty cuts

Keeping Liberal Arts at Work (KLAW) held a forum for students at 10:00 p.m. at the Coffee House to discuss the implications of the proposed faculty cuts. Photo courtesy of Kaylee Pope, Grand Rapids senior. [...]

Opinion: Behind the BS — A closer look at DR’s memorandum

Sure, DR sent out a carefully worded memorandum regarding the faculty cuts.  But what was she really thinking?  Check out the bold. To: Faculty, Staff, and Students From: President Donna Randall Date: February 22, 2010 Re: [...]

Exclusive News Update — decision made by board of trustees to cut 15 full-time faculty positions

In a press release issued on Feb. 23, Albion College announced that the Board of Trustees voted to eliminate the equivalent of 15 full-time faculty positions, nearly 10 percent of the total faculty. Faculty cuts, including [...]