The February TACT eBulletin is Here!

TACT eBulletin - February 2012

The Official Newsletter of the Texas Association of College Teachers

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 Inside This Issue:

  • Letter from TACT President Peter Hugill
  • Executive Director’s Report from Chuck Hempstead
  • Reminder: What’s in Your Office, on Your Computer, Isn’t Really Yours, by Gaines West
  • TACT Spring Conference: the 13 Points
  • TACT Conference Wrap-Up and Legislative Issues
  • TACT Conference Photos
  • Thanks to The James M. Puckett, Ph.D. Government Relations Fund Contributors!
  • Spring Membership Drive

Would you like to have your writing published?

Are you interested in helping your collegues or do you just have some interesting information to share?

TACT wants to hear from YOU!

Send your article to:

Win a Kindle Fire!

Help us keep TACT thriving by inviting your colleagues and friends to join the association. 

For every person you recruit to join TACT through February 29th, your name will be entered to win a Free Kindle Fire!  Just make sure your name is listed in the “Referred By” field so we can track your entries!

Watch movies, read books, surf the internet, and more: all in one device!  See the official promo video here.

Need help with recruitment?  Forward them the TACT history video: 60 Years of Success, or direct them to the TACT History Page.

Thank you for your dedication to your association, and we look forward to hearing of your success.

Spring Conference

The TACT Spring Conference is upon us!  Join us February 17-18 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Austin.  We are hitting the steps at the Capitol Friday morning for our semi-annual legislative visits.  Let us know if you would like to join us as we continue our advocacy for your profession.  TACT secured Gaines West, partner at West, Webb, Allbritton & Gentrty, P.C., and an expert in Higher Education Law, to speak on the developments in higher education workplace policies.  Don’t miss his legal perspective on how the legislative budget cuts to higher education affect faculty.  Also on the agenda is an update on the recent goings on of the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. 

Call our office today to reserve your spot (only $40, including dinner on Friday) - 512-419-9275.

New Year, New Momentum: Submit to the February eBulletin!

It’s 2012!  Are you worried about the world ending?  Sagging graduation rates?  Tuition hikes?  Job Security?  Or are you riled up about something in higher education that makes you want to shout from the rooftops?  If so, we invite you to write about it for the February eBulletin.  

The new year is a chance to invoke change.  Start working toward a better year today by getting involved with your association.

Submissions can be from 1 to 3 pages, and may be edited for length.  Articles with pictures are highly encouraged, and if you are a first-time contributor, please include a headshot and short, 3-sentence bio.

Submit your article to the eBulletin Editor at by February 10, 2012.  

Save the Date!  Come together for our Winter Conference, February 17-18 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Austin. 

Call our office at 512-419-9275 to register (only $40 for both days!). 

Join us Friday morning on our semi-annual trip to the Capitol to visit with state legislators, and keep an eye out for the conference agenda, coming soon!


The TACT December eBulletin is Now Available!

TACT eBulletin

 December 2011

The Official Newsletter of the Texas Association of College Teachers

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