Monday, March 9, 2009

Top 10 Reasons to join the Nevada Faculty Alliance

  1. The NFA protects the rights of faculty for free and open investigation, speech and thought.

  2. The NFA is an advocate for those rights to the administration.

  3. The NFA provides an effective voice for faculty and higher education in the Nevada Legislature

  4. The NFA is an advocate and watchdog for decent faculty salary and benefits and, for several years, has had an NFA member on the PEBP Board

  5. The NFA provides legal advice for members and non-members when rights are in question.

  6. The NFA provides legal consultations to members on faculty rights issues.

  7. The NFA has been directly involved in establishing the NSHE merit pool, and competitive salaries for faculty.

  8. The NFA is the Nevada affiliate of the American Association of University Professors, the longest existing national organization for advocacy of faculty.

  9. The NFA has great people in the organization who uniformly feel that protection of the university is critically important to a functioning society.

  10. NFA members receive the AAUP publication ACADEME, and the NFA Alliance that keeps members up to date on national and state trends of faculty employment issues.

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