Adjuncts

Adjuncts
Jan 08, 2019
Author of a recent academic scam faces disciplinary action by Portland State, for failing to alert his research review board before hoodwinking journal editors with outrageous articles. Many say he's guilty of bad form, but did he commit misconduct?

Booklets

"Evolving Faculty Careers" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand booklet.

The compilation of articles can be downloaded, free, here.

On Thursday, April 12, Inside Higher Ed's editors presented a free webcast to discuss the themes of the booklet. You may view a recording of the webcast here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Top Hat.

Archive

November 6, 2008
New studies document what happens -- and doesn't happen -- educationally when colleges rely on part timers.
October 24, 2008

Should adjuncts constantly be required to prove that they are long-term employees? Even to their unions?

October 14, 2008
At national meeting of higher ed HR leaders, one gives jeremiad about the treatment of non-tenure-track faculty and urges colleges to act now to protect "abused" class of workers.
September 11, 2008
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.
August 28, 2008
Faculty group turns to professor who studies professors and their working conditions as its next general secretary. Plus a podcast interview with Gary Rhoades.
August 25, 2008
Fort Hays sees incident reflecting larger problems in college debate -- but organizers of competitions say allegations are unfair.
August 11, 2008

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.

August 11, 2008
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.
August 7, 2008
New business announces plan to charge $395 for a process that could assure teaching quality to prospective employers.
July 30, 2008
CUNY's faculty union promised big results, but part-time activists want proposed contract rejected and more open debate.

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