Notes from the underground: The University of Phoenix

  The following are just some of the comments from faculty and students regarding the University of Phoenix.  As stated in my article (http://www.dailycensored.com/the-apollo-group-and-its-for-profit-university-of-phoenix-is-bilking-teacher-pension-funds-taxpayers-and-students-for-hundreds-of-millions-of-dollars/) the Apollo Group who owns the decrepit university, is on the stock exchange and is bought by many public teacher pension funds.  Disinvestment must be the order of the day.  How […]

Fight to stave off privatization by Lumina and Gates at SFCC

From: Bob Gorringe of Occupy SF In brief, hundreds of teachers walked out of Diego Rivera Theater as the new Chancellor ofSFCC was scheduled to speak. They joined hundreds outside at a rally in which speakers from faculty and student body gave voice to the undemocratic process by which decisions affecting the Commons (SFCC) of the […]

The struggle for Workers’ Rights Heats up at The University of Maryland: Impatient for worker rights

Picture of the persident’s mansion that is undergoing a $5,000,000 renoovation as workers struggle to meet the necessities of daily life while putting up with harsh abuse at the site of exploitation — work. Monday, March 26, 2012 Solomon Comissiong, author of this piece,  is a frequent  contributor to Dailycensored.  Readers can use the search engine […]

Fourth Solidarity Forum for Workers Rights and Respect at University of Maryland

On Friday July 15th, 2011 at 7:00 PM in the Nyumburu Cultural Center (www.nyumburu.umd.edu), the Black Faculty and Staff Association (www.bfsa.umd.edu) on the campus of the University of Maryland will be hosting the Fourth Solidarity Forum for Workers Rights and Respect. You are all encouraged and welcome to attend this important solidarity based event. As […]

University of Maryland employees come forward with allegations of racial and sexual discrimination, abuse and verbal degradation

  The saga involving the abuse of workers at the University of Maryland goes on without promise for remedies.  Below you will find the latest issues regarding the degradation of workers and the demands made. The situation is very bad at the ‘university’ and although a ‘committee’ has been convened by the managerial elite much […]

Colleges and universities transformed into mini-investment banks for private capital construction loans while students and faculty pay the socialized costs through higher tuition and lower wages and benefits

Picture of Harvard University Part One   I have been following the cascading financial crisis with some interest especially as it pertains to the business of higher education — and what a business it is!  The Wall Street ‘crisis’, or bankster fraud, has not only changed the economic geography of Wall Street, housing, credit, health […]

Gang Rape and Racial Harassment Exposed at Sonoma State University

KPFA’s program Women at Risk with Carmen Reed March 8, 2011 covers Racial Harassment and Rape at SSU. Students tell their personal stories of racism and gang rape and the continuing lack of support on the Sonoma State University campus. The interviews can be heard in the archives of KPFA—link below. Interviews start at 1:17:22 […]

California State University Faculty Most Say No to Furloughs

By Peter Phillips California State University (CSU) is facing a $583.8 million dollar budget cut for the 2009-10 fiscal year. CSU faculty are being asked to take 10% less pay by accepting two days of furloughs per month for 2009-10.  Justification for this request is to protect 3,700 full time equivalent lecturer positions (9000 Instructors) […]