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Degrees, not Debt

At the recent NEA Higher Ed conference, faculty and staff from across the country committed to working for "Degrees, not Debt." Learn more.

Texas Faculty Sue for Age Discrimination

The Texas Faculty Association has filed a lawsuit on behalf of three tenured professors who were fired in 2012, alleging their terminations violates the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act. Learn more.

Higher Education Emerging Leaders Academy

The NEA Higher Education Emerging Leaders Academy (ELA) is a three session training program over a nine month period that is open to NEA dues paying higher education members from all categories of higher education who meet the program’s eligibility requirements. Candidates can apply for the program directly but must be endorsed by their state association or higher education affiliate. Learn more.

A Good Thing is Happening in Maryland... 

With the support of NEA and the Maryland State Education Association, community college faculty and staff recently testified in favor of a bill that would enable them to collectively bargain. The bill also has Gov. Martin O'Malley's support.  Learn more.

Contingent Faculty get Congress' Attention!

A recent report from House Democrats highlights the atrocious working conditions of adjunct, or contingent faculty, and calls for legislative and administrative solutions. Low pay, no job security... What does it mean for students? Read more.

College affordability

NEA calls on a House of Representatives committee to restore need-based aid, and take other measures to stem the rising costs of college tuition in the United States. Read our letter.

Congratulations to Harris-Stowe faculty!

With the aim of building a better education for their students, full-time faculty at Harris-Stowe State University voted to join Missouri NEA. Read more.

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






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 NEA 2014 Almanac


 Thought & Action



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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