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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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.
October 31, 2013
It's time for adjuncts to talk with their students about what it really means to be off the tenure track.
October 18, 2013
Several professors recently have come under fire for communications with students they intended to remain private. But little is private in the Internet age, experts say.
October 16, 2013
A new paper from the Delphi Project argues that some key ways colleges can support adjunct faculty don't cost anything, despite administrators' assertions that they can't afford to improve working conditions.
October 15, 2013
A recent debate over overtime pay in California reflects just one of the many policies and practices that keep pay and opportunity low for those off the tenure track, write Jack Longmate and Keith Hoeller.
September 27, 2013
Successful organizing drive by Tufts adjuncts is part of "metro" strategy being pushed in Boston area and elsewhere.
September 25, 2013
Recent sanctions by colleges against faculty members have some calling for renewed discussion of when a professor should and shouldn't be removed from duty.
September 23, 2013
A new, much discussed comparison of student learning from non-tenure-track and tenure-track instructors downplayed its limitations and has been widely misunderstood, writes Edward Kazarian.

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