AAUP suggests standards for treatment of part timers, some of whom see plan as progress; others worry about its time limits.
A new company is offering Webinars and consulting to colleges with part-time professors.
EEOC charges that a college repeatedly rejected a successful part-timer in favor of younger applicants for a full-time slot.
Data show long-term growth of part-time faculty slots, administrative jobs outpacing instructor posts, and boom in for-profit sector.
Being a temp reminds Shari Wilson of any number of aspects of life as an adjunct.
Citing academic freedom, Wisconsin provost upholds hiring of instructor who says the United States masterminded 9/11 attacks.
Wisconsin orders inquiry after instructor shares controversial views on radio show, and suggests he will include them in class.
Adjunct professor at Brigham Young loses his job for publicly contradicting views of church leaders.
Online program allows colleges to help part-timers prepare for an array of classroom issues.