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A year in review

Megan Swett, Editor-in-Chief

May 3, 2017

Filed under Features, Journal Archives, News, Top Stories

Crows Mill Pub A local hang-out for of-age students, Crows Mill Pub was the place to go for Springfield nightlife. Students enjoyed the pub for its location (just a mile from campus), comfortable atmosphere, and lively...

Campus Senate tables non-tenure track debate for the fall

Michael Agbabiaka, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives, Top Stories

At the most recent Campus Senate meeting, senators decided to table the discussion of non-tenure track (NTT) faculty reviews until the fall semester. The proposed resolution will go back to the Personnel Policy Committee (PPC) for fur...

UIS United Faculty votes for potential strike

Megan Swett, Editor-in-Chief

April 14, 2017

Filed under Academics, Campus News, News

News broke on April 14 that UIS Faculty United voted for the ability to call strike. While this vote does not immediately implement a strike, it provides union leaders the option. The vote comes after 19 months of contract...

SGA adopts nine new resolutions in one of their last meetings

Megan Swett, Editor-in-Chief

April 12, 2017

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives

Nearing the end of their term – which officially closes on April 30 – the SGA adopted nine different resolutions in Sunday night’s meeting. Several resolutions were discussed with brevity, as a lack of attendance and parliamentary...

New resolution debates and potential policy changes

Megan Swett, Editor-in-Chief

April 12, 2017

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives

The Campus Senate debated a new resolution last Friday. Resolution 46-16, proposed by legal studies professor Deborah Anthony, called for a more finite review process for non-tenure track faculty. At the center of the debate...

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