Skip to content. | Skip to navigation

You are here: Home » National Center » Webcasts and Podcasts from the 2014 Annual Conference
Document Actions

Webcasts and Podcasts from the 2014 Annual Conference

The National Center’s 41st Annual Conference, which took place on April 6-8, 2014, was a major success with quality presentations examining diverse topics including issues relating to contingent faculty, social media and academic freedom, bullying, the future of pensions in academia, on-line learning and intellectual property.  The success of this year’s conference would not have been possible without the support of Hunter Collegethe hard work of numerous Hunter College andCUNY staff and conference volunteers. The conference was underwritten by a grant from TIAA-CREF with additional funding from the Segal Company.

Below are webcasts and podcasts of ten panel discussions from the 41st Annual Conference that were produced by Hunter College’s ICIT Department and by Becca Pulliam of Please Repeat the Question Productions.


Social Media and Academic Freedom under Garcetti
Frederick Schaffer, Vice Chancellor, Legal Affairs, CUNY
Theresa Chmara, General Counsel , AAUP
Marjorie Heins, Director, The Free Expression Policy Project 
Liesl Zwicklbauer, Director, Employee Relations, SUNY, Moderator
Watch the webcasts  
of the panel discussions.

Social Media in Labor Relations and Student Contact: Best 
Policies, Practices and Training 

Henry Reichman, Vice President, American Association of University Professors
Michael Loconto, Associate Director, Labor & Employee Relations, Harvard Univ. 
Nicole Kendall, Associate Professor, Tennessee State University
Jeffrey Cross, Associate VP, Academic Affairs, Eastern Illinois Univ., Moderator

MOOCs: Impact on the Future of Pedagogy

Shanna Smith Jaggars, Assistant Director, Columbia University 
Nicholas Anastasopoulos, Mirick O’Connell, Worcester, MA
Jeffrey Young, The Chronicle of Higher Education 
David Bergeron, Center for American Progress, Panelist & Moderator 

Future of Pensions in Academia

Timothy Lane, Managing Director, TIAA-CREF
John Abraham, Director, Member Benefits Department, AFT
Neil Tudiver, Assistant Executive Director, CAUT
Mark Brossman, Partner, Schulte Roth & Zabel, PLLC
Brian Duffy, Acting Associate Provost, Hunter College, CUNY, Moderator

Part 1

Part 2

Collective Bargaining Results Regarding Contingent Faculty

Holly Lawrence, VP, Executive Board, MSP/MTA/NEA
Richard Nettell, University of Hawaii Professional Assembly
John Bryan, Associate Provost, University of Massachusetts
Lisa Bonick, Director, Academic Labor Relations, Rutgers Univ., Moderator

Part 1

Part 2