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Because I work in higher education and this is true all over the US. Those that do the work get the least compensation, the least credit, and are the most disposable

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As a professor at the University of Washington I'm appalled by this administrative action. This is an unconscionable action with no justification.

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There are rules. Even overpaid administrators should follow them.

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I believe education, intellectual vigor, and knowledge. These are the priorities of a institution of higher learning. It is not a business.

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Through friends that worked at and lived in Incline Village, I've heard horror stories about how poorly many staff are treated. The culture is rotten and they seem to be scrambling on how to save the business side of the organization. Often times, the staff are picked on first, instead of leadership. Remember, leadership led you to where your at - not the staff.

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Academic freedom matters now more than ever - and solidarity is needed to protect all of us.

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How disturbing that freedom of speech and dissent are being suppressed at a U.S. college.

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I would like a detailed description of the cuttent purposes budget, where money is allocated, as well the salary Amounts of faculty. We pay very high tuition cost and have a right to information that impacts the quality of professors and the education delivered.
Want reason for terminations.

Kathy Effa

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I know Dan Abers. He is an outstanding scholar, inspiring teacher, and one of the most decent and ethical people I know. I urge you in the strongest terms to reinstate Dan.

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I am signing because these firings seem to represent attempts to stifle the rights of workers to organize for collective bargaining, something which college teachers desperately need in this age of the "gig economy."