After a rough classroom session, Amy L. Wink reflects on how to reassure her students and herself.
For some time now, large gatherings of faculty members have included a session about adjuncts. Those frustrated at being kept off of the tenure track would hear the latest data on the shrinking pool of tenure-track jobs and attendees would trade horror stories about the use and abuse of part-timers. And then the meeting would get back to its regular agenda.
KC Johnson writes that collective bargaining is not the answer to the problems facing faculty members and graduate students.
Shari Wilson examines the impact of having no job security on adjuncts and their institutions.
AAUP’s “Boston experiment” garners another success, say organizers.
Collective bargaining at Syracuse U. represents a growing movement, say organizers.
The strange story of Jacques Pluss just got stranger.
Dispute over collective bargaining for part-time faculty members appears likely to head to court.
MLA delegates take stands against Academic Bill of Rights but moderate their views a bit for public consumption.