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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.

NEW Thought & Action issue (and call for papers!)

The new 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 Civility Battle

NEA attorney Jason Walta unpacks the recent "civility" battles on U.S. campuses, which centered recently around a would-be University of Illinois-Champaign professor whose tenure-track job offer was rescinded after he posted provocatively to Twitter. Read more.

The War on Remediation

In states including Florida, Tennessee, Georgia, and Connecticut, lawmakers think they have the answer for students who need extra time and support when they get to college: Take it away. It's the wrong answer.

Sen. Warren and NEA President Talk Student Debt

As part of November's Degrees Not Debt Week of Action, NEA President Lily Eskelsen García and U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) held a tele-Town Hall with NEA members. Read more.

Help write the Higher Education Act

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, your stories and comments can help them write a law that makes sense for students and educators. Find out how.

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


 

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2015 NEA/AFT Joint Higher Education Conference

The 2015 NEA/AFT Joint Higher Education Conference will be held March 13-15, 2015, with a day-long Leadership Day organizing activity on March 12th.  Education International will meet on March 14th. The conference is being hosted at the Walt Disney Swan and Dolphin Hotel in Orlando, FL.  To register for the conference click here   


To learn more about the work of the NEA in higher education and the issues and priorities of our higher education members—faculty, education support professionals, academic professionals and graduate assistants—follow these links to  NEA's Higher Education program.

Contact the NEA Office of Higher Education via telephone at (202) 822-7162.

 


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