Starting Date: 10-21-2005
Starting Time: 9:00am
Ending Date: 10-23-2005
Madison, Wisconsin 53706
608-257-1606Register now for the DEMOCRATIZING EDUCATION CONVENTION
Who: Undergrads, Grads, Faculty, Staff, and Community
What: Plan nationally coordinated actions in defense of higher education. Develop proposals for unity and a possible union of grads, undergrads, faculty, staff and community members. Learn and teach about organizing strategies and tactics, higher education problems and solutions, and the work of other members of the campus community.
Why: Skyrocketing tuition. Massive cuts in public spending on education. Corporatization of research and services. Renewed attacks on academic freedom. Union-busting and sweatshop working conditions. Elimination of affirmative action, ethnic studies, and liberal arts programs. U.S. Students dying overseas for an education. Higher education is in crisis!
Where: University of Wisconsin at Madison
When: October 21-23, 2005
Geographical Scope: International