University of Rochester

EVENT: "Academic Life: Is It Worth It?", a lecture and discussion by Julius Getman

TIME, DATE, AND PLACE: 7 p.m. Monday, May 3 in Room 2-162 in Dewey Hall on the University of Rochester River Campus ADDITIONAL EVENTS: Reception to follow lecture and discussion

ADMISSION: Free and open to the public Note: Parking is available on University lots after 7 p.m. on weeknights.

April 20, 1999

Julius Getman, law professor at the University of Texas, will be lecturing at 7 p.m., Monday, May 3, in Room 2-162 in Dewey Hall on the University of Rochester River Campus on "Academic Life: Is It Worth It?"

Getman will examine life at universities, from teaching and mentoring to scholarship and competition. He will explore how decisions are made on university campuses, the changing relationships between faculty and administration, and what university life is like for graduate students.

Getman is the former president of the American Association of University Professors and a preeminent scholar in the field of labor law. He has pioneered many empirical studies and continues to do extensive field work. His books include In the Company of Scholars: The Struggle for the Soul of Higher Education and The Betrayal of Local 14: Paperworkers, Politics, and Permanent Replacements. He has written numerous articles for legal, educational, and labor journals.

The lecture is co-sponsored by the University of Rochester Graduate Organizing Group and the Rochester chapter of the American Association of University Professors. For more information, call (585) 275-6592.




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