Rutgers lagging in attracting qualified, diverse faculty: Hawkesworth

As Black History Month ends, it is an appropriate time to consider who has the opportunity to study and teach at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Rutgers-Newark, which U.S. News and World Report consistently ranks among the most diverse campuses in the nation, is a model of racial, ethnic and gender diversity. But that campus… Read more »

Athletics report prompts comment on budget allocations from Rutgers faculty union

Last Thursday, the athletic consulting company College Sports Solutions (CSS) released a comprehensive 58-page report on Rutgers athletics, which received opposition from the University faculty union. Costing $95,000 to produce, the report provided a summary of the University’s athletic performance ever since joining the Big Ten conference in 2014, according to NJ Advance Media. Athletics officials… Read more »

Solidarity with UTLA

The Executive Council of Rutgers AAUP-AFT Stands in Solidarity with United Teachers Los Angeles WHEREAS more than 30,000 Los Angeles teachers are on strike, fighting for quality public education for LA’s nearly 700,000 students; AND United Teachers Los Angeles members are battling the privatizing corporate agenda of the superintendent and the school board by demanding… Read more »

Fed up with the Barchi Administration’s Disrespect

Almost 400 of us came out on December 6th to picket the Board of Governors meeting on a chilly day to send a loud and clear message: We will not be disrespected by the Barchi administration anymore! From PTLs and grads to distinguished professors, we stood together to demand a fair and just contract for… Read more »