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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December 3, 2008
Non-tenure-track instructors are used more frequently and in more disciplines (and at lower pay) than is commonly thought, AFT report says.
December 2, 2008
From the 1990s on, many colleges have increasingly relied on adjunct professors. Elon has gone from majority part timers to 74 percent tenure track -- and it's not done yet.
November 13, 2008
At Texas A&M International, an instructor told students he would fail and publicly humiliate them if they engaged in academic dishonesty. They did and he did -- so the university fired him.
November 13, 2008
AAUP finds concerns about due process and academic freedom in case of mathematics instructor let go after 12 years of work.
November 12, 2008
Adjuncts in Tennessee, working a decade without raise in pay ceilings, spent 2 years documenting needs. Their plan was considered and promptly rejected as the recession hit.
November 6, 2008
New studies document what happens -- and doesn't happen -- educationally when colleges rely on part timers.
October 24, 2008
Should adjuncts constantly be required to prove that they are long-term employees? Even to their unions?
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.

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