From:                              Gallagher, Billy

Sent:                               Wednesday, September 15, 2010 7:19 AM

To:                                   Boese, Elizabeth

Subject:                          FW: Evidence of Professional Development at NMMI




For your group.




From: Phipps, Stanley
Sent: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 7:11 AM
To: Gallagher, Billy
Subject: RE: Evidence of Professional Development at NMMI





Listed below are the book reviews and articles published or in the process since my last evaluation. Forthcoming is my latest article that is still a work in progress that is tentatively entitled, “Obama Democrats and Labor: A Dysfunctional Relationship.”




Book Review, “Dime’s Worth of Difference: Beyond the Lesser of Two Evils,” Edited by Alexander Cockburn and Jeffrey St. Claire, AK Press, Petrolia, California and Edinburgh, Scotland, 2004, The Organizer, March-April 2008, Volume 18, No. 2, p. 4.


Book Review, “The Global Class War, How America’s Bipartisan Elite Lost Our Future—and What It Will Take to Win It Back,” by Jeff Faux, John Wiley and Sons, 2006, The Organizer, Summer 2007, Vol. 17, No. 4, “Unity and Independence” Supplement, p. 8.


Book Review: “True Mission: Socialists and the Labor Party Question in the U.S., by Eric Thomas Chester, London, Sterling, VA: Pluto Press, 2004, The Organizer, September-October 2006, Vol. 16, No. 4, p. 7.


Book Review: “A People’s History of Science: Miners, Midwives, and ‘Low Mechanics’,” by Clifford D. Conner, New York: Nation Books, 2005, The Organizer, March April 2006, Vol. 16, No. 2.


Book Review: “What’s the Matter with Kansas? How Conservatives Won the Heart of America,” by Thomas Frank, New York: Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt, 2004, The Organizer, October-November 2005, Vol. 15, No. 5, p. 7.


Book Review: “The State of Working America 2004-05, by Lawrence Mishel, Bernstein, Jared, and Allegretto, Sylvia, Ithaca, NY: ILR Press an Imprint of Cornell University Press, 2005, The Organizer, May-June 2005, Vol. 15, No. 3, p. 11.


Book Review: “Bridgeport’s Socialist New Deal,” 1915-1936, by Cecelia Bucki, Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2001, The Organizer, January-February 2004, Vol. 14, No. 1, p. 10.





From: Gallagher, Billy
Sent: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 11:34 AM
To: Kitchen, Richard; Vandiver, Cydni; Phipps, Stanley
Subject: FW: Evidence of Professional Development at NMMI



Please respond if you have something to add.






From: Boese, Elizabeth
Sent: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 9:18 AM
To: Alvarado, Gilbert; Boyd, Jeffery; Bratland, Leanne; Castillo, Roger; Gallagher, Billy; Garcia, Jerry; Castillo, Terri; Huber, Holly; McCollaum, Eva; Reagor Johnson, Rhonda; Thorp, Steven; Umberger, John
Cc: Smith, Kalith
Subject: Evidence of Professional Development at NMMI




Ladies and Gentlemen,




I apologize for addressing another request regarding our accreditation. In order to document Core Component 4b, we are required to show that our organization "demonstrates that acquisition of a breadth of knowledge and the skills and the exercise of intellectual inquiry are integral to its educational programs."




Would you please ask the members of your department to forward information regarding their participation in any continuing education or professional development activities, including graduate classes, etc. We would also be interested in documenting their participation in any professional organizations related to their field.




Thank you,