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Get ready for 2015 Campus Equity Week!

More than three-quarters of U.S. faculty are working off the tenure track — are we all ready to be allies to them? The 2015 Campus Equity Week takes place the third week of October. Check out NEA's Campus Equity Week resources, including this tip sheet on how to be an ally and this Q&A with U.S. Sen. Durbin about adjunct debt.

The Summer 2015 Thought & Action is here!

This season's issue of Thought & Action, NEA's peer-reviewed journal of higher education, includes a spirited defense of liberal arts, new information about performance funding, and more. Read it — and check out the new call for papers.

Unemployment for Contingent Faculty

NEA President Lily Eskelsen García has renewed NEA's efforts to remove obstacles that stand between adjunct faculty and the unemployment benefits that they often deserve. See here.

States Turning Their Backs on Higher Ed

As states have stopped investing in public higher education, the federal government and families have been left to fill the gap. Where does your state stand? Check it out.  

Walking the Line in Rhode Island

Academic staff at the Rhode Island School of Design went out on strike this summer. And guess who walked the line with them? Their students. Read more.

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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College Affordability

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