by Jenee Wilde • • Comments Off on Apply now for Wayne Morse Center grants
Applications are now open for Wayne Morse Center Resident Scholar, Graduate Research Fellow, and Project Grant programs. The new theme for AY2021-23 is “Confronting the Carework Crisis.” Two Resident Scholar spots and three Graduate Research Fellowships are available for next year.
Each year the Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics hosts two UO […]
by Jenee Wilde • • Comments Off on Provost, DEI respond to caregiver concerns
Aug. 13, 2020 — UO Provost Patrick Phillips and Yvette M. Alex-Assensoh, vice president for the Division of Equity and Inclusion, announced yesterday several new measures that address faculty concerns during the pandemic including caregiver support; service and time limitations; impacts on promotion and tenure; equity, anti-racism, and faculty support; and access to campus spaces. […]
by Jenee Wilde • • Comments Off on AAUP-Oregon says health, caregiving needs should guide campus reopening decisions
In a July 16 statement, the American Association of University Professors Oregon urged officials to listen to faculty, graduate student employee, and academic professional voices as campuses contemplate re-opening across the state.
While the health and safety of students, faculty, and staff should be a primary consideration in the decision-making process, the statement stresses that faculty […]
by Jenee Wilde • • Comments Off on Campaign for Caregivers: NYT stories show impact of lockdown on working parents
Two stories in The New York Times today explore the costs of working from home while managing childcare and home schooling. These articles are among the growing number of voices that ask why the government and employers are ignoring the growing crisis for caregivers during COVID-19 and the long-term impacts parents face in their careers: […]
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