“The leadership bodies of our three unions have voted to accept a framework for new contracts and to suspend our strike and return to work immediately.” (more…)
Rutgers faculty yesterday began a strike, halting teaching, research, and service activities as part of the effort to obtain pay raises, more job stability for adjunct professors, living wages for graduate student workers, increased support for caregivers, greater security in academic freedom, and other improvements. (more…)
Frances Kamm, Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University and Littauer Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, earlier today accepted an offer from Rutgers University, where she will hold the title of Henry Rutgers University Professor of Philosophy, beginning in Fall of 2018. (more…)
The Rutgers University Board of Governors approved the creation of the William P. Alston Chair for the Philosophy of Religion, according to a press release from the university. Alston taught at Rutgers from 1971 to 1976. (more…)
The Mellon Foundation has donated $1.5 million to create the first endowed chair in philosophy at Rutgers. This was supplemented by a matching gift of another $1.5 million from an anonymous donor. Whoa.
Pointless speculation about who will get appointed to this chair to begin in 3… 2….