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Tuesday, February 22, 2005

AP: UMass-Amherst sees fall in full-time teaching positions "The 19-percent decline in tenured and tenure-track faculty at UMass-Amherst has damaged educational quality and threatens the university's reputation, say faculty union leaders, who launched a campaign last week to educate the public about the changes. 'We have to begin to recognize what's happening, and what it does to our ability to serve students,' UMass-Amherst sociology professor Dan Clawson, the president of the campus professors' union, told trustees at their quarterly meeting last week"
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The Coalition of Graduate Employee Unions is a loose-knit coalition of labor unions in the USA and Canada that represents graduate students employed as teachers, researchers, and administrative staff.