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Advocating for adjuncts in D.C. today

The tweets below from New Faculty Majority shared news about today’s Inside Higher BewdqJACEAANLcGEd story on the House Committee on Education and the Workforce Democratic Staff’s report, as well as the report itself, “The Just-In-Time Professor.” It was issued today and is based on 845 responses to Congressman George Miller (D-Calif.) e-Forum.

Thanks to all of you who participated in the forum by telling your adjunct story!

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OPTFA sets regular meeting schedule

At its first meeting, the Ohio Part-Time Faculty Association set a regular meeting schedule.

To accommodate the varied schedules of adjunct facuty in Ohio, the OPTFA will meet on the fourth Sunday of each month at 6 p.m. and on the fourth Wednesday of each month at noon, unless otherwise noted on our Events page.

All meetings are held at the office of New Faculty Majority and the OPTFA, unless otherwise noted. The address is Copley Commons, 2830 Copley Rd., Suite 26, Copley, Ohio 44321.

OPTFA February Meetings

  • Sunday, Feb. 24, 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 27, noon 

Location: the new office of New Faculty Majority and the OPTFA. The address is Copley Commons, 2830 Copley Rd., Suite 26, Copley, Ohio 44321.

Agenda: To be announced.

RSVP: to optfa@newfacultymajority.info, as snacks and soft drinks will be served.

Download the event flyer to post in your department and share with your colleagues and friends.

Ohio Part-time Faculty Association meets Jan. 27 at 6 p.m.

Start the new year right by joining us for the first 2013 meeting of the Ohio Part-time Faculty Association.

Location: The new office of New Faculty Majority and the OPTFA. The address is Copley Commons, 2830 Copley Road, Suite 26, Copley, Ohio 44321.

Agenda: Our agenda will include formally establishing the OPTFA, identifying people as candidates for leadership positions, and discussing what we see as priorities for the new year.  We will also get a firsthand perspective from Maria Maisto, president of New Faculty Majority and executive director of the New Faculty Majority Foundation, of the January 2013 Modern Language Association Convention, which raised the energy level and the buzz surrounding adjunct faculty issues.

Refreshments: We will serve pizza and soft drinks.

RSVP: to optfa@newfacultymajority.info

Download the event flyer to post in your department and share with your colleagues and friends.