The MEA/MAHE Higher Education Conference will be held Oct. 25 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at MEA Headquarters, 1216 Kendale Blvd. in East Lansing.
Please click here to view the conference program and to check out the many great sessions MEA has put together, as well as to get registered. Sessions will cover a wide array of topics, including faculty evaluations, the basics of collective bargaining, blended learning, working with students with disabilities, and much more. The keynote luncheon speaker will be Senate Minority Leader Gretchen Whitmer, D- East Lansing.
Despite ongoing negotiations between administrators and faculty, the University of Detroit Mercy has notified the faculty union that it could unilaterally terminate its contract on Sept. 24 — a heavy-handed move that could have serious consequences for students and educators at the Jesuit & Mercy university.