for the Study of Collective Bargaining in 
Higher Education and the Professions
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 May, 2016
The National Center's 44th Annual Conference
March 26-28, 2017
CUNY Graduate Center in New York City
The National Center invites  the submission of abstracts for papers, presentations, and proposed workshops for our 44th annual conference on March 26-28, 2017 at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York City.
We also welcome proposals by scholars for presentations with respect to recently published books relevant to labor relations and collective bargaining.  
Précis of proposed  papers, presentations, and workshops should be submitted by September 30, 2016 to [email protected] 

Papers and Presentations

We seek proposed papers and presentations from varied disciplines and perspectives relating to a broad range of topics including: 
The Impact of Anti-Intellectualism on the State of Higher Education

The Economics and Effect of College Sports on Campus

Federal & State Funding: Shifting Patterns and Changing Strategies

The Role of Endowments in Financing Higher Education

Solutions for Resolving the Student Debt Crisis 

Shared Governance and Collective Bargaining: The Line Between

Contingent Faculty Participation in Shared Governance

Negotiating Over Job Security and Research Funding for Adjunct Faculty

Online Learning: Best Labor-Management Practices 

Unionization of Graduate Students in the Private Sector: An Update

Wages, Benefits, and Pensions:  A Comparative Analysis 

Community Colleges: Contemporary Labor-Management Issues

Academic Freedom and Contingent Faculty

Bargaining Issues for Academics and Professionals in Non-Teaching Roles

Institutional Mergers, International Programs, and Collective Bargaining

Violence on Campus: Labor-Management Issues for Ensuring Safety

Collective Bargaining Regarding Campus Public Safety Officers

Title IX and Sexual Assault on Campus

FLSA: USDOL's New Final Rules

Age Discrimination on Campus

Diversity in the Composition of Collective Bargaining Teams

Collective Bargaining For Doctors, Interns, and Residents

The Unionization of Lawyers and Law Professors

Contract Negotiations in the Building Trades for Campus Construction

The Portrayal of Higher Education Labor Relations in Contemporary Fiction
Interactive Workshop Training Academies

We seek interactive workshop proposals for two separate training academies at our annual conference: 
A training academy designed for university and college administrators concerning unionization, collective bargaining, governance, and labor relations issues.

A training academy designed for union leaders, labor representatives, faculty and other union members regarding collective bargaining, governance and labor relations issues.

National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions 
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