Nicole Allen over at Make Textbooks Affordable has been doing some great work lately. The most recent example: she's enlisted the support of over 1000 faculty members at schools around the country who have signed a statement of intent to use affordable textbooks, including open textbooks, whenever they have a choice.
Read the press release here.
Read the statement and see the list of faculty members (including Prof. Marty Ross, who taught my field geology course at NU) here.
Keep an eye on this space for more news about Textbook Revolution and Make Textbooks Affordable.