faculty http://kbia.org en Tenure, non tenure: why does it matter at MU? http://kbia.org/post/tenure-non-tenure-why-does-it-matter-mu <p>Last month, University of Missouri faculty voted to give Non-Tenure Track faculty members the right to vote at Faculty Council meetings and in campus-wide elections. At MU over the past few years, there has been an increase of Non Tenure Track faculty, or NTTs, while the percentage of tenure track members has slowly declined.</p><p>But that’s not unique, the <em>New York Times</em> reports in the last few decades colleges across the country have been hiring more NTTs.</p><p>To students, concerns about faculty basically have to do with teachers giving them the information they need each day in class to be successful and get a good grade.</p><p>To teachers, it is not that simple. They have to figure out the curriculum to teach, what to teach from a class to class basis, as well as taking care of other things the school requires. Wed, 24 Apr 2013 15:00:12 +0000 Tony Nochim 32566 at http://kbia.org Tenure, non tenure: why does it matter at MU? MU Faculty call to postpone press shutdown http://kbia.org/post/mu-faculty-call-postpone-press-shutdown <p>In the face of a looming University Of Missouri Press shutdown, the campus faculty has decided to send a strong message to President Tim Wolfe: Don&rsquo;t shut the publishing group down just yet. Fri, 27 Jul 2012 00:29:25 +0000 Kristofor Husted 18277 at http://kbia.org MU Faculty call to postpone press shutdown