November 30, 2006
AFT plans to push state legislation to counter erosion of tenure-track positions. Can long-term adjuncts and new Ph.D.'s both gain?
October 26, 2006
AAUP releases national and campus data showing gaps in faculty employment and salaries -- especially at doctoral universities.
October 16, 2006
Community colleges with greater share of full-time faculty are more likely to have students who finish programs, study finds.
October 6, 2006
Instructors at Vermont's 2-year college -- adjuncts all -- break with trend in rejecting collective bargaining by 2 to 1 margin.
October 4, 2006
U. of Florida puts popular lecturer on leave after video appears of class lecture in which his exuberance amused some and disturbed others.
September 13, 2006
AAUP suggests standards for treatment of part timers, some of whom see plan as progress; others worry about its time limits.
August 22, 2006
A new company is offering Webinars and consulting to colleges with part-time professors.
August 15, 2006
EEOC charges that a college repeatedly rejected a successful part-timer in favor of younger applicants for a full-time slot.
August 3, 2006
Data show long-term growth of part-time faculty slots, administrative jobs outpacing instructor posts, and boom in for-profit sector.
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