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National Center's 2016 National Conference

April 3-5, 2016 in New York City
Underwritten by a grant by TIAA-CREF
With additional funding by Segal Sibson

Theme: Our Future is Now in Higher Education

The 43rd annual conference of the National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions will take place on April 3-5, 2016 in New York City at the CUNY Graduate Center. The National Center invites you to submit abstracts for papers, presentations and proposed workshops related to the conference theme.  Click here for the Call for Papers, Presentations and Workshops.

Webcasts and Podcasts from 2015 Annual Conference Now Available

Hunter College President
Jennifer J. Raab.
Tom C. Hogan,
Frederick Schaffer &
Risa Lieberwitz.
Ernst Benjamin, Ellen Schrecker,
Donna Haverty-Stacke &
Derryn W. Moten.

As part of the National Center's educational and research mission, we are pleased to announce the posting on our website of webcasts and podcasts from the 42nd Annual Conference. The webcasts and podcasts represent a sampling of the quality presentations made at the conference about contemporary topics in collective bargaining and labor relations on campus. We encourage you to share the webcasts and podcasts with your colleagues. We thank Becca Pulliam from Please Repeat the Question Productions and Hunter College's ICIT Department for their quality production.

Click here for the following webcasts and podcasts.

Plenary Session: Civility and Academic Freedom
Risa Lieberwitz, Professor, Labor & Employment Law, Cornell ILR, AAUP General Counsel
Tom C. Hogan, Professor, Pennsylvania State University, School of Labor & Employment Relations
Frederick P. Schaffer, General Counsel & Senior Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs, CUNY, Moderator
Research Panel: Collective Bargaining and Contingent Faculty: A Survey of Results
Gary Rhoades, Professor & Director, Center for the Study of Higher Education, University of Arizona
Susan J. Schurman, Distinguished Professor & Dean, School of Management & Labor Relations, Rutgers University
Valerie Martin Conley, Chair, Professor, Counseling & Higher Education, Patton College of Education, Ohio University
Steven Greenhouse, former Labor Reporter, New York Times, Moderator
Plenary: Reporter’s Roundtable: Covering Labor-Management Issues in Higher Education
Steven Greenhouse, former Labor Reporter, New York Times
Peter Schmidt, Chronicle of Higher Education
Colleen Flaherty, Inside Higher Ed
Theresa Montaño, NEA National Council for Higher Education President, Moderator
Panel: Affordable Care Act Update
John Abraham, American Federation of Teachers Benefits Department Director
Maria Maisto, President, New Faculty Majority
John H. Gross, Ingerman Smith LLP
Larry Singer, Senior Vice President, SEGAL|SIBSON, Panelist & Moderator

The History of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education 
Ellen Schrecker, Professor of History Emeritus, Yeshiva University
Derryn W. Moten, Professor of Humanities, Alabama State University
Ernst Benjamin, former AAUP General Secretary
Donna Haverty-Stacke, Associate Professor of History, Hunter College, Moderator 
The Impact of Collective Bargaining and Local Appropriations on Faculty Salaries
and Benefits at U.S. Community Colleges
Stephen Katsinas, University of Alabama Education Policy Center
Clive Belfield, Professor of Economics, Queens College, CUNY
Fred Floss, Professor, SUNY Buffalo State; Senior Fellow, Fiscal Policy Institute
DeWayne Sheaffer, Long Beach City College & NEA NCHE, Moderator                                         
Scorecards, Performance Based Metrics and Faculty Compensation
Alan D. Phillips, Vice President of Administration & Finance, Northern Illinois University
Mark Smith, Higher Education Policy Analyst, National Education Association
Jonathan Blitz, Faculty Union Bargaining Team Member, Eastern Illinois University
Jeffrey M. Lax, Chair, Kingsborough Community College, CUNY, Moderator                                      
Ins and Outs of Faculty Salary Structures and Wage Equity
Michael N. O'Malley, Senior Vice President, Sibson Consulting
Pierre Joanis, Associate Vice President for Human Resources, Bucknell University
Rex Fuller, Provost & VP for Academic Affairs, Eastern Washington University
Michael Conlin, United Faculty of Eastern President, Eastern Washington University
John W. Curtis, Director of Research, American Sociological Association, Panelist & Moderator
Faculty Diversity and Retention: Best Practices
Anthony Browne, Chair, Africana & Puerto Rican/Latino Studies, Hunter College
Carlos Medina, Chief Diversity Officer, SUNY
J. Phillippe Abraham, Vice President for Professionals, United University Professions
Rose Campbell, Faculty Administrator, Florida A & M University
Mark Hauber, Acting Associate Provost for Research, Hunter College
John Rose, Dean for Diversity, Hunter College, Moderator     
Electronic Privacy in Higher Education
Jason Walta, Senior Counsel, National Education Association
Jill L. Rosenberg, Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Frederick Lane, Author & Attorney
Raymond L. Haines, Associate Vice Chancellor for Employee Relations, SUNY, Moderator
Student Evaluation of Teaching in Higher Education
Philip B. Stark, Professor & Chair, UC Berkeley Department of Statistics
John A. Centra, Professor Emeritus, Syracuse University 
Alexandra Matish, Associate Director, Academic Human Resources, Univ. of Michigan
Lillian MacNell, North Carolina State University Graduate Student, 2016
Jamie Dangler, VP for Academics, Chief Negotiator, UUP, Moderator  
Postsecondary Minority Serving Institutions: Labor Relations and Collective Bargaining
Robert White, Professor of History, Alabama State University
Daniel Wims, Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs, Alabama A & M Univ. 
Quintlon Ross, NEA Uniserv Director, Alabama Education Association
Sasha Tarrant, Assistant Professor of History, Brazoport College, TX Faculty Assoc.
Lynda Villanueva, Vice President, Academic & Student Affairs, Brazosport College
Joyce Moy, Director, CUNY Asian American Asian Research Institute, Moderator
Impact of Pacific Lutheran on Collective Bargaining at Catholic Colleges and Universities
Nicholas P. Cafardi, Dean Emeritus & Professor of Law, Duquesne University
Michael P. Moreland, Vice Dean & Professor of Law, Villanova University Law School
Maryann Parker, Associate General Counsel, SEIU
Clayton Sinyai, Director, Catholic Employer Project
David L. Gregory, Dorothy Day Professor of Law, St. John's University School of Law, Moderator
Sexual Assaults on Campus: What Is To Be Done?
Coleen Chin, Senior Attorney, U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights
Michelle Kiss, Director of Special Projects, Academic Affairs, California State Univ. 
Elizabeth Davenport, United Faculty of FL/AFT/NEA President, FL A&M University
Sabrina Sanders, Assistant Director, Student Programs, California State University 
Alexandra Matish, Associate Director, Academic Human Resources, University of Michigan, Moderator 
Graduate Assistants: Special Issues and Challenges in Collective Bargaining
Kerr Ballenger, United Faculty of FL-FSU-Graduate Assistants United President
Margaret E. Winters, Provost, Wayne State University
John D. Vander Weg, Associate Provost for Academic Personnel, Wayne State Univ. 
Peter Chester, Director, Labor Relations, University of California
Carl J. Levine, Levy Ratner, P.C.
Adrienne Eaton, Past President, Rutgers AAUP-AFT & Professor, Labor Studies & Employment Relations, Moderator  

Click here for 2015 conference pictures.