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Dr. Dominique G. Homberger

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Background Information

Employment History

Professor

Louisiana State University

Affiliations

Committee
American Association of University Professors

Secretary, Ex Officio
24th IOC

Education

evolutionary biology

University of Zurich

Web References (42 Total References)


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Dominique Homberger, Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University


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Dominique Homberger, Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University


Last week Dominique ...

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Last week Dominique Homberger, a tenured LSU biology professor, was removed from her class mid-semester for "allegedly grading too harshly. According to one article that covered the event, "more than 90 percent of [her] students were failing or had dropped the [introductory-level biology] class. After considering those numbers, the dean of the college felt as though he needed "to take immediate action to protect the remaining students," so he removed Dr. Homberger from the classroom and then raised her students' low grades. The dean further admitted that his decision to remove the professor - who has taught at LSU for nearly 30 years - had nothing to do with "state pressure on colleges to boost graduation and retention rates."

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Homberger, who hasn't taught an introductory-level course in quite some time, concurs that most of her students failed their first exam, which was made up of objective multiple-choice questions. She reportedly used the poor grades, however, as a wake-up call, informing her students that they were slacking off and "need[ed] to do more. Homberger claims that afterward, the students "became much more engaged and improved on the next test."
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Homberger and her defenders are a bunch of whiny crybabies").
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Last week Dominique Homberger, a tenured LSU biology professor, was removed from her class mid-semester for "allegedly grading too harshly. According to one article that covered the event, "more than 90 percent of [her] students were failing or had dropped the [introductory-level biology] class. After considering those numbers, the dean...


Dominique Homberger, an LSU ...

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Dominique Homberger, an LSU professor who studies comparative anatomy, says the deal signaled the scissoring of salaries at the university, with high pay for administrators contrasting with stagnant faculty wages. But teachers were ambivalent about joining a union, and the idea fizzled.

"They didn't see themselves as labor," Homberger says, "[but] we have been treated like labor."
For over a year now, a Faculty Senate committee has been researching bargaining and representation issues, including the possibility of unionization. The committee has had conversations with the Louisiana Association of Educators, a teachers' union heretofore limited to K-12.
Russo and Homberger, meanwhile, are helping organize LSUnited, which is seeking support for the union.
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It appears the cuts will be far less severe than originally feared, Homberger says, but the faculty now knows where it stands.
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Russo and Homberger believe a union could speak for the faculty with an authority the largely powerless Faculty Senate lacks.


Dominique Homberger, an LSU ...

www.businessreport.com [cached]

Dominique Homberger, an LSU professor who studies comparative anatomy, says the deal signaled the scissoring of salaries at the university, with high pay for administrators contrasting with stagnant faculty wages. But teachers were ambivalent about joining a union, and the idea fizzled.

"They didn't see themselves as labor," Homberger says, "[but] we have been treated like labor."
For over a year now, a Faculty Senate committee has been researching bargaining and representation issues, including the possibility of unionization. The committee has had conversations with the Louisiana Association of Educators, a teachers' union heretofore limited to K-12.
Russo and Homberger, meanwhile, are helping organize LSUnited, which is seeking support for the union.
...
It appears the cuts will be far less severe than originally feared, Homberger says, but the faculty now knows where it stands.
...
Russo and Homberger believe a union could speak for the faculty with an authority the largely powerless Faculty Senate lacks.

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