Resisting the Far Right Takeover of the UMN Board of Regents

We’ve got to take a good look at the Board of Regents (BOR) to make sense of the decomposition of higher education. The last twenty-year history of the University of Minnesota (UMN) certainly illustrates this process: the divestment of state support; skyrocketing tuition; the rapid deterioration of working conditions for faculty, graduate workers, and staff;Continue reading “Resisting the Far Right Takeover of the UMN Board of Regents”

Worker Center intervenes to stop Regents from arresting Professor John Wright, founder of African & African American Studies Department

(Member report) The UMN Board of Regents were going to arrest and remove Professor John Wright — founder of its African American & African Studies Dept, civil rights activist, MacArthur fellow (nominated by novelist Ralph Ellison) — from their farce of a meeting yesterday about the building re-naming commission’s report, until the Minnesota Higher EducationContinue reading “Worker Center intervenes to stop Regents from arresting Professor John Wright, founder of African & African American Studies Department”