November 6, 2008
New studies document what happens -- and doesn't happen -- educationally when colleges rely on part timers.
October 14, 2008
At national meeting of higher ed HR leaders, one gives jeremiad about the treatment of non-tenure-track faculty and urges colleges to act now to protect "abused" class of workers.
September 15, 2008
Philip G. Altbach and Christine Musselin wonder if things are getting so bad that a new kind of ranking is called for.
September 11, 2008
San Antonio College asks some part timers to teach 12 credits, but makes them certify that they are teaching less than that -- eliminating the need to pay benefits, and cutting pay as a result.
August 28, 2008
Faculty group turns to professor who studies professors and their working conditions as its next general secretary. Plus a podcast interview with Gary Rhoades.
August 25, 2008
Fort Hays sees incident reflecting larger problems in college debate -- but organizers of competitions say allegations are unfair.
August 11, 2008
It was just a tidbit of information, offered toward the end of a presentation slotted in that sleepy, after-lunch-at-a-jampacked-conference hour. But the nature of the tidbit caught the audience’s attention: On average, full-time faculty members at the University of New Mexico’s Gallup campus were being subsidized to the tune of $10,554 apiece.
August 11, 2008
As activists gather from across North America, they point to breakthrough contracts -- but face tensions over unions' role and how to best make their case.
August 7, 2008
New business announces plan to charge $395 for a process that could assure teaching quality to prospective employers.