August 10, 2018

Carolyn Chernoff has a simple suggestion for this conference season and for academics in general: don’t leave your friends behind.

December 11, 2015

We need to find better ways to evaluate faculty members in professional disciplines for tenure and promotion -- a sort of "professional analytics," Michael Bugeja argues.

October 28, 2015

Internet tales of woe can daunt even the most optimistic faculty job seeker. But Kevin Anzzolin offers his own version of a visitor's guide for the visiting assistant professor.

May 11, 2015

An anonymous instructor describes 25 years working as an adjunct.

October 24, 2014

Patrick Iber, working off the tenure track, considers the basics on how those who have tenure-track security should treat those who don't.

August 27, 2014

Two adjuncts discuss their working lives -- and the ways they respond to the injustices they face.

July 25, 2014

Academe shuns the many doctoral students who are “all but dissertation.” Jill Yesko proposes another way that would help them and institutions alike: the Certificate of Doctoral Completion.

July 16, 2014

Cliffton Price considers the work adjuncts are asked to do after their courses (and compensation) are over.

July 9, 2014

Two adjuncts discuss how they balance their creative interests with course coverage obligations.


May 16, 2014

As the academic leadership pipeline dries up, colleges should adjust their policies to give non-tenure-track faculty a better shot at administrative jobs, Kristan Venegas and Adrianna Kezar argue.


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