Adjuncts

Adjuncts
Nov 01, 2018
At one campus doing so, many adjuncts will lose positions, but departments aren't being eliminated.

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"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

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.
July 23, 2008
Indiana AAUP says adjunct at Ivy Tech lost his job for using supplementary materials when students complained that they couldn't understand the textbook.
July 14, 2008

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Thursday signed legislation that raises the limit on how much individual part-time faculty members can work at any one community college from 60 percent to 67 percent of a full-time professor's load.

June 17, 2008

Phil Ray Jack shares the realities of long-term adjunct status -- and what it means to finally gain a permanent position.

June 11, 2008

Two much-discussed trends in academe -- the adoption of corporate values and the decline in the percentage of faculty jobs that are on the tenure track -- are closely linked and require joint examination. That is the thesis of a new book, The Last Professors: The Corporate University and the Fate of the Humanities, just published by Fordham University Press. Frank Donoghue, the author, is associate professor of English at Ohio State University.

June 6, 2008
When a tenure-track slot opened up, San Francisco State passed over experienced instructor with a Ph.D. (aged 61) for a non-Ph.D. (aged 31). EEOC sees bias -- and sues.
June 3, 2008
Study finds that in much of higher education, collective bargaining hasn’t stopped erosion of tenure-track lines. Community colleges may be different.
May 28, 2008
Valencia program is based on this premise: If community colleges want to help remedial students, and part timers do most of the teaching, programs to improve teaching must reach those instructors.

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