Newsletters

2020-21

Issue 5: April / May 2021

Spring 2021 brings graduations, new journeys, and goodbyes. Sometimes, it seems like our lives are composed of many passages, many beginnings, and many endings. It is important to chart a course and follow the path that aligns with your beliefs and goals. Spring 2021 brings graduations, new journeys, and goodbyes. Sometimes, it seems like our lives are composed of many passages, many beginnings, and many endings. It is important to chart a course and follow the path that aligns with your beliefs and goals. . . .

Issue 4: March 2021

What does the “new normal” look like if you are an educator? As a retired school leader from the K-12 educational world and an active member of university level teaching, I know that there was a time when I was able to look at students, teachers, staff, parents, and community members through a lens that embraced a common goal of preparing students to become who they were destined to be.  . . . 

Issue 3: January 2021

I cannot consider 2020 as a lost year, although I have lost or let go of many things in my life that suddenly were not crucial to my happiness or peace of mind. And, in their absence, I have found other gifts in my life to make 2020 a good year for me. One gift has been the people in my life who have helped me journey through what could have been a very stressful year 

Issue 2: October 2020

I caught myself holding my breath and clenching my teeth as I tried to navi-gate this last week. I begin this week by taking the same advice I am giving to you my colleagues, my students, my friends. Breathe. We will get this done. . . .

Issue 1: September 2020

Man proposes and God disposes. This is an adage that I grew up hearing when events did not work out as planned. The realities of the past months have certainly made us shift our focus and accept the need for flexibility in our home lives, in our professional lives, and in our inner selves. Plan- ning is crucial, but it must be realistic. Transitioning to new modalities of teaching and interacting with students has not been easy on most of us; however, a part-time faculty member may have a greater need for extend- ed support with technology and with curricular adjustments, as well as with navigating the landscape of social and intellectual isolation.

2019-20

Issue 3: November/December 2019

Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, Christ-mas, Hogmany, Boxing Day, and Ōmisoka – these are some of the celebrations that we will encounter during the last few weeks of the year. November and December are the months for major celebrations with families and friends. They also team up with January

Issue 2: October 2019

Through its charter and bylaws, the Part-Time Faculty Council (PTFC) is the voice of part-time faculty. Cur-rently, the PTFC has twenty-nine con-firmed representatives. Through the work of past and current leadership, more...

Issue 1: August 2019

From the President-It is a new school year at Kennesaw State University. The Part-Time Facul-ty Council (PTFC) is the voice of approximately 1,200 KSU faculty mem-bers who teach face-to-face, online, or hybrid courses., more...

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2018-19

Issue 4: March 2019

From the President-It is spring, Meeting Minutes, About the AAUP, CETL Update, SPACE Call for Proposals, more...


Issue 3: January 2019

From the President-A Slice of the Pie, Meeting Minutes, CETL Update, In the Spotlight, Upcoming Activities, more...


Issue 2: October 2018

From the President-Ownership of Ideas, CETL PTF Update, Undergraduate Research Conference, September Minutes (Draft), more...


Issue 1: September 2018

From the President-Creating History, CETL Part-time Faculty Update, August Minutes (Draft), Scheduling, more...


2017-18

Issue 6: May 2018
 
From the President-Transitions, PTFC Representative Spotlight (NeCall Wilson), AAUP Welcome, March Meeting Minutes, more...

 
Issue 5: March 2018
 
From the President-Opening Doors, February Meeting Minutes (Draft Only), Part-time Faculty Scholarship for SPACE, more...
 
Issue 4: January/February 2018
 
From the President-Academic Olympians, CETL Teaching Academy for Part-time Faculty, January Meeting Minutes, more...
 
Issue 3: November/December 2017
 
From the President-Reflection, PTFC Representative Spotlight (Joanne Lee), Trends in Academic Labor Force, November Meeting Minutes,  more...

 
Issue 2: October 2017
 
From the President, PTFC Representative Spotlight (Charles Jackson), Awards & Recognition, September Meeting Minutes, more...
 
Issue 1: September 2017
 
From the President, PTFC Representative Spotlight (Yvonne Wichman), 2017-18 Meeting Schedule, August Meeting Minutes, more...

2015-16

Issue 4

From the President's Desk, PTFC Representative Spotlight (Dr. Charles Jackson), KSU Resources, SPACE, Notable News, more...


Issue 3

From the President's Desk, Retreat Rescheduled, GA First Year & Transition Studies Conference, KSU Resources, SPACE 2016, more...


Issue 2

From the President's Desk, CETL Events, Faculty Awards Program, PTFC Committees, Notable News, Resources for PTF, more...


Issue 1

From the President's Desk, Election of Officers, Hail & Farewell, CETL News, PTFC Committees, Notable News, more...


2014-15

Issue 4

From the President's Desk, New Faculty Fellow for Part-Time Faculty Support, Part-Time Faculty Awareness Day (FAD), First Annual PTFC Retreat, Benefits 411, more...


Issue 3

From the President’s Desk, New Committees, First Annual PTFC Retreat, Benefits 411, Employee Fitness Center, PTFC Meeting Schedule, more...


Issue 2

From the President’s Desk, New Committees, The Part-Time Faculty and Consolidation, Notable News, Coming Attractions, Happy Holidays!, more...


Issue 1

From the President’s Desk, Hail & Farewell, Highlights from Our First Year, On the Docket, PTFC Committees, Notable News, Coming Attractions, more...


2013-14

Issue 1

Welcome, Survey Results and Updates, Officers and Departmental Representatives, Meet the Officers, more...


 

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