Friday, June 14, 2013

The Olympian Publishes Dr. Keith Hoeller's Editorial Against Washington State Plan to Replace State-Paid Health Insurance with Obamacare , Published June 13, 2013

The Olympian
June 13, 2013

Adjunct faculty would be hard hit by health care plan

Keith Hoeller
"...Senate Majority Coalition Caucus passed its budget (SB 5034)...abolishing a decades-old law that provides state-paid health insurance for state employees who work 50 percent or more. The bill would end state-paid health insurance for part-time state workers and force them to purchase health insurance in the new state exchanges. [Obamacare].

Dr. Keith Hoeller, a professor of philosophy in Washington State, co-founded the Washington Part-Time Faculty Association. He has received numerous awards for his work.


Monday, June 3, 2013

Green River Community College Abuse Complaint Is Rejected by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities . Faculty Will Appeal the Decision. May 28, 2013 Chronicle of Higher Education

The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities has made a rejection of the complaint by faculty classified or misclassified as "part-time" that they are suffering abuse at Green River Community College. The faculty will appeal this action by the NCCU.

Accreditor Rejects Adjuncts' Complaints Against College in Washington State. By Peter Schmidt. May 28, 2013. The Chronicle of Higher Education.