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American RadioWorks |

An Administrator Responds to Adjunct Protests

Last week, we talked about growing dissent among adjunct college instructors who claim they’re not getting compensated fairly for the work they do. This week we’ll hear from someone who has dealt with this issue from the administration side.

Recent Posts

  • 02.26.15

    Adjunct voices

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  • 02.25.15

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  • 02.19.15

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    Sometime in the next few weeks, Senate Republicans and Democrats will vote to reauthorize The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. On the podcast this week, we talk to two education advocates who differ on how and when we should test our kids.
  • 02.11.15

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PORTER, JON C SR, Republican Party
Nevada

Total number of trips - 5
Total cost of trips - $14,498.77

Average cost per trip - $2,899.75
Total number of days spent traveling - 17 days
Rank of representative - 372 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - American Israel Education Foundation
Dates - August 23, 2003 - August 31, 2003 (9 days)
Location(s) - Israel

Purpose - Education mission
Notes - spouse, Laurie Porter-other-security

Travel Cost - $6,151.12
Lodging Cost - $1,473.69
Meal Cost - $931.50
Other Cost - $1,220.32
Total Cost - $9,776.63

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Safari Club International
Dates - February 1, 2003 - February 2, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Reno, NV

Purpose - Legislative Dinner
Notes - [assumed destination]

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $123.20
Meal Cost - $20.61
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $143.81

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Education Finance Council
Dates - March 11, 2004 - March 12, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Phoenix, AZ

Purpose - Speak at their Annual Membership Conference
Notes - Depart Washington, DC (DCA) for Phoenix, AZ (PHX) and returns back to Dulles Intl Airport (IAD)

Travel Cost - $1,818.20
Lodging Cost - $497.13
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,315.33

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Natl Workforce Assn
Dates - December 4, 2004 - December 5, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - St. Petersburg, FL

Purpose - Guest speaker at the 3rd Annual National Workforce Association Conference
Notes - Washington Reagan to St Petersburg and return to Washington Reagan

Travel Cost - $1,023.20
Lodging Cost - $336.90
Meal Cost - $95.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,455.10

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Assn of Railroads
Dates - February 19, 2005 - February 20, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Orlando, FL

Purpose - not specified
Notes - Washington Reagan - Orlando, FL - return

Travel Cost - $176.90
Lodging Cost - $461.00
Meal Cost - $170.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $807.90

Additional family members - No

American RadioWorks |

An Administrator Responds to Adjunct Protests

Last week, we talked about growing dissent among adjunct college instructors who claim they’re not getting compensated fairly for the work they do. This week we’ll hear from someone who has dealt with this issue from the administration side.

Recent Posts

  • 02.26.15

    Adjunct voices

    Ahead of National Adjunct Walkout Day on February 25th, American RadioWorks asked adjunct professors around the country how things are going for them. The short answer? Not well.
  • 02.25.15

    Adjuncts Unite

    What would higher education look like without adjunct professors? That’s what a grass-roots group of academics is trying to prove by holding a National Adjunct Walk-out Day on February 25.
  • 02.19.15

    To Test or Not to Test?

    Sometime in the next few weeks, Senate Republicans and Democrats will vote to reauthorize The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. On the podcast this week, we talk to two education advocates who differ on how and when we should test our kids.
  • 02.11.15

    Looking back: An Imperfect Revolution

    In June 2007, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down school desegregation plans that look at students’ race. This week on the podcast, we’re featuring our 2007 documentary, “An Imperfect Revolution: Voices from the Desegregation Era,"