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Faculty Senate looks to alter factbook

Faculty Senate looks to alter factbook

Riley Guerzini, News Editor
April 6, 2017
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The Faculty Senate is looking to increase salary transparency within the university. In a formal request sent to the Faculty Senate for action, Liberal Arts Representative Chuck Conaway charged the Faculty and Academic Affairs subcommittee to work with the Economic Benefits subcommittee and the Office of ...

SGA considers eliminating signature requirement

Gabi Wy, News Editor
February 18, 2016
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To be a member-at-large of Student Government Association, a candidate must gather at least 50 student signatures. As the positions move up the hierarchy, more signatures are required. Attorney General Jerry Boyd brought up a resolution designed by the Rules Committee to require faculty recommendation...

Salary increases may be on the way

Jessie Hellmann
March 6, 2013
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As budget hearings loom closer, many faculty members wonder whether it will be the year for an across-the-board raise - something none of them have received in two years. Compensation will be the faculty senate’s number one priority to request during its hearing 8:30 a.m. Monday in Carter Hall. “The...

How diverse is USI?

Ariana Beedie
February 27, 2013
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Majority of faculty categorized as white The lack of diversity at USI is not only present in the student body, but the diversity in the faculty is also struggling. In 2012, 86 percent of professors, 78 percent of associate professors, 80 percent of assistant professors, 93 percent of instructors an...

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