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August 24th, 2018 - 5:59 pm § in Misc.

UW Faculty Panel Declares Administration Made Illegal Changes to the Faculty Code

A jury of faculty hearing my case has now decided that the UW violated the faculty code. A year ago January, I was falsely accused of using words like f—–g n—-r and f-g. An investigation by the UW found no basis for these horrid charges but my Chair used this to do major and likely[...]

July 13th, 2018 - 11:59 am § in The Ave Scene, UW

Why Is The UW Attacking Me?

Dear Colleagues, This is an update for UW faculty and others who have been  following my story.  As a bit of background for those who may not know me: I am a tenured professor at the University of Washington and a very successful biologist.  Among other things, five of the UW’s current facu[...]

October 17th, 2015 - 10:12 am § in Misc.

Why the UW Faculty needs a union: A case where being unionized would have been helpful.

Sharona E. Gordon <seg@uw.edu> 2:22 PM (19 hours ago)   When I was negotiating for a position as an assistant professor at UW, I made sure my offer letter described the position as a “state line” position that would be tenure track. About two years after I started, I learned that I wa[...]

April 30th, 2015 - 11:06 am § in The Ave Scene, UW

AAUP Investigation Condemns Phyllis Wise and UI for Violating Steve Salaita’s Academic Freedom

  In a nutshell, the national AAUP has found that there is no evidence that Phyllis Wise made her decision about Salaita based on any valid concern with his scholarship. What basis could there be other than pressure from advocates for Israel?      This is not new behavior to those of us w[...]

October 6th, 2014 - 10:36 am § in Misc.

Academic Warfare: Admin vs Faculty

Clash Between Chicago State U. and Its Faculty Leaders Redefines Hardball By Peter Schmidt Many higher-education institutions experience internal fights over governance, but Chicago State University’s administration and its Faculty Senate are going at each other in ways that their counterparts els[...]

November 22nd, 2010 - 9:13 pm § in Politics

Letter From Regents to AAUP: Misses the Point?

Response to AAUP from Herb Simon, Chair of the Board of Regents. The AAUP had written a letter to the regents expressing concern about the Search and the need to undo damage done by President Emmert to the University’s systems of Governance. (search Aprikyan or search Emmert Coup on this blog)[...]

July 8th, 2010 - 8:27 am § in Bill of Rights, Misc., UW

The Aprikyan Case

Have you read Dr. David Dale’s frightening account of what happened to our colleague, Andrew Aprikyan? Your own career could be next. Andrew Aprikyan was charged with scientific fraud by an anonymous accuser who himself had a conflict of interest over the intellectual property in question.  B[...]

July 5th, 2010 - 10:00 am § in Misc.

The Aprikyan Case

Happenings at the UW: The UW Provost Phyllis Wise dismissed Dr. Andrew Aprikyan from the faculty of the School of Medicine after a seven year long investigation.  This action was taken despite the findings of a formal faculty adjudication panel that  Dr. Aprikyan was not guilty but that the Admini[...]