Author: Megan Reagan

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A Way of Dealing With the Times

If you go into any houseware store, or locally owned boutique, you’ll find wooden signs speaking to our ways of life. Each one is different, but yet the same; however, when you see them in someone’s home, office and personal space, you begin to get glimpses into their humor or […]

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Faculty Senate Passes Resolution Supporting Free Speech

Tech’s Faculty Senate recently passed a resolution requesting that university president Phil Oldham reaffirm Tech’s policy on freedom of speech and expression. The resolution comes from the Faculty Senate at the request of the Backdoor Playhouse’s artistic director, Dr. Mark Creter, who says that actions from recent controversy have placed […]

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Tech Faculty File For Preliminary Injunction To Remove Sanctions

Two Tech faculty members suing the university’s provost filed a motion for a preliminary injunction earlier this year, requesting the court to restrain the enforcement of sanctions imposed upon them. However, the provost’s attorneys argue that such an injunction is not necessary. The federal lawsuit filed in October 2021 by Dr. […]

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Faculty member sues Tech for ‘discrimination’

Tech, over summer break, was named in a federal lawsuit after an associate professor claimed she was discriminated against when seeking a promotion.   Associate professor of English Kristen Deiter filed the federal lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee alleging civil and human rights […]

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Faculty Senate: “Crisis Mode”

Concern regarding staffing levels within the Office of Research and Economic Development has been on the minds of the Tennessee Tech Faculty Senate for nearly nine months, and now some faculty members describe the situation as dire. The ORED has set a record of more than $23 million in external […]