Adjuncts

Adjuncts
Apr 08, 2014
Union leaders talk about achievements for adjuncts through collective bargaining, and reflect on why the movement took so long to take off.

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January 8, 2014
Academic freedom watchdogs paid little attention to Louis Wozniak's case at U. of Illinois because it appeared he had due process. But was he treated fairly?
December 19, 2013
Peter D.G. Brown considers the real winners and real fatalities of the academic workforce.
December 17, 2013
AAUP finds that professor was denied tenure for his role in a conflict between linguistics and TESL faculty, which helped prompt a faculty vote of no confidence in Northeastern Illinois U.'s president and provost.
December 13, 2013
Naropa professor, suspended for not speaking at all, even in class, says he's being punished for speaking out previously about diversity issues.
December 2, 2013
Cathy Trower, closing out 16 years leading a research effort of academic work, shares thoughts on tenure, retirement age, adjunct conditions and more.  
November 27, 2013
The recent firing of an adjunct professor of political science from Chaffey College shows just how "at will" part-time faculty members' employment really is. 
November 18, 2013
Union seeking collective bargaining for those off the tenure track wants to attract student support by focusing on debt.
November 15, 2013
New study shows employment of part-time faculty doesn't impact student success positively or negatively at community colleges, while institution size and location do.
November 12, 2013
Fed up with unanswered maintenance requests and substandard instructional facilities, some professors are taking a new approach: "shaming" their institutions into action.
November 8, 2013
When it comes to course content, individual instructors -- including adjuncts -- should call the shots, even in multisection courses, AAUP says in a new statement.

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