Some Interesting Links

On this page we have links to important documents, sage advice, and links to other interesting websites.


Those with long memories may want to keep track of how the USF Administration is doing versus its projections in its Strategic Plan for 2002 - 2007; see also a quick report on the Strategic Plan presented to the USF UFF Chapter on Nov. 1, 2002.

USF is now involved in a controversy involving a dismissal of a tenured professor. We are maintaining some web-pages, with many links to other sources, on the Al-Arian case for readers who want to follow the events. However, as of March 29, we are no longer maintaining comprehensive coverage of all (readily available) news on the controversy.


We have friendly relations with the American Association of University Professors.


Academic Info is a hub, with a concentration on distance learning.

The American Association for University Professors publishes a an academic journal called Academe.

The American Federation of Teachers maintains several publications, most notably their quarterly American Educator, and their higher education journal, On Campus.

The American Labor Studies Center provides educational materials on labor history and labor issues.

The Martin P. Catherwood Llibrary for Cornell University's School of Industrial and Labor Relations has a subject guide on Industrial Relations Overview of the U.S. There is also a page of subject guides; see also their research portal.

The Chronicle of Higher Education has some pieces availabe for non-subscribers.

The Florida Center for Public Policy and Leadership maintains an E-news digest of news on public affairs, including higher education, in Florida.

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education defends the freedom of expression for faculty and students.

The "Humanities and Social Science" site H-Net is "an international interdisciplinary organization of scholars and teachers dedicated to developing the enormous educational potential of the Internet and the World Wide Web." One of their subsidiary sites is H-Adjunct, a "network for adjunct, part-time and temporary faculty at universities, colleges and community colleges."

The Institute for Industrial Relations at the University of California is a multi-disciplinary program on labor and employment relations.

The International Labor Organization was founded in 1919 as part of the package of the Treaty of Versailles, and incorporated into the United Nations Organization in 1946.

Jobs with Justice is a coalition of groups of labor activists.

The The Labor Heritage Foundation "works to strengthen the labor movement through the use of music and the arts."

The international news page LabourStart, "Where trade unionists start their day on the net."

The National Center for Education Statistics is "the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data that are related to education in the United States and other nations."

The National Education Association maintains several publications, most notably their flagship NEA Today, their Higher Education Advocate, and their journal, Thought and Action.

The AFL-CIO community affiliate, Working America, reviews issues on "building a better future for Working Families.

The Workplace Collective runs a "journal for academic labor" called Workplace.

Workplace Fairness has news and issues, information and tips.


These pages are maintained by and for the USF Chapter of the United Faculty of Florida, and do not reflect the views of the USF Administration. Here is:

These pages are maintained by Gregory McColm, who is also the newsletter editor.