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2015-2016 Emerging Leaders Academy (ELA) Application Deadline, April 1, 2015

Please go to the link below and submit your ELA application. If you have questions, please contact Cara Elmore at   Emerging Leaders Academy

Join us in Orlando!

Registration is open for the 2015 Joint NEA/AFT Higher Education Conference, March 13-15, at the Walt Disney Dolphin and Swan Hotel. A one-day organizing event for leaders also will be held March 12. Featured speakers include Henry Giroux, and sessions will focus on expanding advocacy and organizing skills. Check out the conference program.

NEW Special Salary Issue

The new 2015 Special Salary Issue of the NEA Advocate includes information about faculty salary trends, as well as the average salaries earned by faculty of varying ranks at every public college and university in the U.S. Check it out.

The 2014 Thought & Action (and call for papers)

The 2014 issue of Thought & Action is available: Check out articles about sexual assault on campuses, and the relationship between faculty teaching and student learning. Find out if big-box stores are more ethical employers than public universities! Unpack the $10,000 degree and also the effects of large class sizes. Find out how to stop the corporatization of higher ed.

The Higher Education Act: What you should know...

As Congress moves forward with reauthorization of the landmark Higher Education Act, the law that governs student aid and access programs, and sets standards for higher education, find out what NEA is working for, on behalf of your students and you.

For more news from the NEA Office of Higher Education, go here.

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