Philip G. Altbach and Christine Musselin wonder if things are getting so bad that a new kind of ranking is called for.
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.
Faculty group turns to professor who studies professors and their working conditions as its next general secretary. Plus a podcast interview with Gary Rhoades.
Fort Hays sees incident reflecting larger problems in college debate -- but organizers of competitions say allegations are unfair.
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.
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.
New business announces plan to charge $395 for a process that could assure teaching quality to prospective employers.
CUNY's faculty union promised big results, but part-time activists want proposed contract rejected and more open debate.
Indiana AAUP says adjunct at Ivy Tech lost his job for using supplementary materials when students complained that they couldn't understand the textbook.
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Thursday signed legislation that raises the limit on how much individual part-time faculty members can work at any one community college from 60 percent to 67 percent of a full-time professor's load.