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Jan 17, 2019
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Booklets

"Evolving Faculty Careers" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand booklet.

The compilation of articles can be downloaded, free, here.

On Thursday, April 12, Inside Higher Ed's editors presented a free webcast to discuss the themes of the booklet. You may view a recording of the webcast here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Top Hat.

Archive

November 3, 2016

Writers love to write about professors. With most professors now off the tenure track, will these kinds of characters start to appear more in fiction? Nathan Hill's new book, The Nix, could be a start.

October 31, 2016

Departmental self-study at Columbia College in Chicago raises issues about gender and age of adjuncts, leading to charges of bias.

October 24, 2016

Many professors say programs are being combined without enough attention to academic issues and the faculty role.

October 21, 2016

Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos is touring college campuses across America, and some universities have shut him out because of his rhetoric against groups too numerous to list.

October 21, 2016

Personal liability insurance implicitly asserts that individual instructors should be treated as isolated defendants in workplace matters, write Caley Horan and Andy Urban.

September 8, 2016

Natasha Baker analyzes the potential impact of the ruling by the National Labor Relations Board on graduate assistants' right to unionize at Columbia University.

September 8, 2016

Joseph G. Ramsey reflects on grad students’ earlier efforts to unionize, arguing that those students who simply accepted low pay and few benefits were helping their own longed-for tenure-track jobs to disappear.

August 31, 2016

Pizza baron's gift to Wayne State business school draws scrutiny over provisions requiring consulting with donors on certain courses and stipulations on what a dean should be paid.

August 22, 2016

Colleges hire more minority and female professors, but most jobs filled are adjunct, not tenure track, study finds.

August 5, 2016

Six colleges will pilot an initiative to increase adjunct faculty engagement in their campuses’ completion agendas.

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