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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.

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BURNS, CONRAD R, Republican Party
Montana

Total number of trips - 26
Total cost of trips - $43,885.85

Average cost per trip - $1,687.92
Total number of days spent traveling - 48 days
Rank of representative - 146 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - National Association of Broadcasters
Dates - April 9, 2000 - April 10, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - Keynote speaker
Notes - Montanans will be present

Travel Cost - $1,007.00
Lodging Cost - $229.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,236.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Consumer Electronics Association
Dates - January 6, 2001 - January 8, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - Billings, MT - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - speaking at 2001 International Consumer Electronics show; Montanans will be present.
Notes - Washington, DC - Billings, MT

Travel Cost - $1,056.25
Lodging Cost - $558.00
Meal Cost - $85.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,699.25

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Plum Creek Timber
Dates - May 31, 2001 - May 31, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - Kalispell, MT - Helena, MT

Purpose - tour of plant and meeting with board members. Due to scheduling difficulties, no commercial flights available to accommodate the senator's schedule
Notes -

Travel Cost - $62.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $62.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Cable Television Association
Dates - June 10, 2001 - June 11, 2001 (2 days)
Location(s) - Chicago, IL

Purpose - attend national convention, fact finding, see demonstration of new technology
Notes -

Travel Cost - $688.00
Lodging Cost - $415.00
Meal Cost - $60.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,163.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Bresnan Communications
Dates - June 26, 2001 - June 26, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Fact finding and meeting with Stillwater Mining Company of Montana
Notes - Washington, DC - New York - Washington, DC

Travel Cost - $404.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $404.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Anschutz Corporation
Dates - June 29, 2001 - June 29, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - Great Falls, MT

Purpose - Montana Business Economic Summit
Notes - Washington, DC - Great Falls, MT

Travel Cost - $1,227.50
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,227.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Western Wireless
Dates - July 2, 2001 - July 2, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - Billings, MT - Miles City, MT - Billings, MT

Purpose - demonstration of high-speed Internet access in Terry, MT, and scheduling difficulties due to lack of commercial flights at the right time
Notes -

Travel Cost - $92.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $92.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - GCI
Dates - July 8, 2001 - July 8, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - Kenai, AK

Purpose - discussions about GCI bringing business and jobs to Montana
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,372.40
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,372.40

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Consumer Electronics Association
Dates - January 7, 2002 - January 10, 2002 (4 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - Participate on panel
Notes - [assumed destination]

Travel Cost - $1,479.00
Lodging Cost - $767.00
Meal Cost - $150.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,396.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Money Tree, Inc
Dates - June 16, 2002 - June 16, 2002 (1 days)
Location(s) - Alder, MT

Purpose - Town meeting. Dillon, MT - Alder, MT - Washington DC
Notes -

Travel Cost - $980.00
Lodging Cost - $600.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,580.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Association of Broadcasters
Dates - April 7, 2002 - April 8, 2002 (2 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - Speaking on panel
Notes -

Travel Cost - $2,061.50
Lodging Cost - $458.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,519.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Jean Sagouspe
Dates - February 17, 2003 - February 19, 2003 (3 days)
Location(s) - Los Banos, CA

Purpose - Agriculture fact finding with Montanans present
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,327.40
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,327.40

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Association of Broadcasters
Dates - April 6, 2003 - April 7, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - Participate in panel discussion
Notes - other costs not specified

Travel Cost - $1,916.50
Lodging Cost - $2,043.75
Meal Cost - $127.22
Other Cost - $22.50
Total Cost - $4,109.97

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Cable and Telecommunications Association
Dates - June 8, 2003 - June 9, 2003 (2 days)
Location(s) - Chicago, IL

Purpose - Speaking and participate in roundtable - Montanans present
Notes - other costs not specified

Travel Cost - $1,390.00
Lodging Cost - $976.66
Meal Cost - $128.18
Other Cost - $2.00
Total Cost - $2,496.84

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Lockheed Martin
Dates - December 15, 2003 - December 15, 2003 (1 days)
Location(s) - Marietta, GA

Purpose - Tour and fact-finding with Montana Company - summit Engineering
Notes -

Travel Cost - $488.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $488.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - NASDAQ
Dates - April 3, 2004 - April 3, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Miami, FL

Purpose - Participate in panel
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,238.70
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $40.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,278.70

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Association of Broadcasters
Dates - April 18, 2004 - April 19, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - Participate on panel with Montanans present
Notes - this seems to be the same trip as the previous one, except different costs - but not marked as amended version - other costs not specified

Travel Cost - $1,899.40
Lodging Cost - $681.25
Meal Cost - $150.00
Other Cost - $90.00
Total Cost - $2,820.65

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Bresnan Communications
Dates - May 21, 2004 - May 21, 2004 (1 days)
Location(s) - Billings, MT - Bozeman, MT

Purpose - Speak at Ground Breaking Ceremony
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,152.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,152.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - EDS, AFCEA
Dates - June 20, 2004 - June 21, 2004 (2 days)
Location(s) - New Orleans, LA

Purpose - Speak at the Navy Marine Corps Intranet Industry Symposium
Notes -

Travel Cost - $831.00
Lodging Cost - $93.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $924.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Grazing Conference
Dates - December 8, 2003 - December 8, 2003 (1 days)
Location(s) - Nashville, TN

Purpose - speaker at National Grazing Conference with Montanans present. Missoula, MT - Nashville, TN - Washington, DC
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $146.83
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $146.83

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Natl Rural Electric Cooperative Assn
Dates - February 27, 2005 - February 28, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - San Diego, CA

Purpose - Participate with Montanans in Annual Meeting and receive National Award
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $252.06
Meal Cost - $10.99
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $263.05

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation
Dates - February 23, 2005 - February 24, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Portland, OR

Purpose - Participate with Montanans in Rocky Mountain Elk Camp and receive National Award
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $112.00
Meal Cost - $35.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $147.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Electronics Industries Alliance
Dates - January 26, 2005 - January 31, 2005 (6 days)
Location(s) - Maui, HI

Purpose - Speak at Annual Conference on 109th Congressional Agenda for Commerce Committee
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,493.02
Lodging Cost - $1,779.11
Meal Cost - $97.05
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,369.18

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Prairie Kraft Specialties
Dates - April 2, 2005 - April 2, 2005 (1 days)
Location(s) - Great Falls, MT

Purpose - Fire Danger Fact Finding and Small Airport Aviation Security
Notes - Kalispell, MT - Great Falls, MT - Billings, MT

Travel Cost - $366.53
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $366.53

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Assn of Broadcasters
Dates - April 17, 2005 - April 18, 2005 (2 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - Participate on panel. Montanans will be present
Notes -

Travel Cost - $2,289.20
Lodging Cost - $681.25
Meal Cost - $270.40
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $3,240.85

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - American Public Communications Council
Dates - June 17, 2005 - June 17, 2005 (1 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - Keynote speech
Notes -

Travel Cost - $8,003.20
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $8,003.20

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,"