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State-of-the-art conference will look at future of academic profession

UGA will host a state-of-the-art conference on the future of the academic profession, entitled “Wither the American Academic Profession? Its Changing Forms and Functions” from 8:45 a.m.-5 p.m. April 25-26 in Meigs Hall.

Organized by Joseph C. Hermanowicz, associate professor of sociology, the conference is co-sponsored by the department of sociology and the Institute of Higher Education at UGA.

Topics will include socialization, tenure,reward structures and ethics. The conference is free and open to all faculty, staff, students and the general public.