Adjuncts

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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.

September 19, 2013

Adjuncts across the country share a newspaper column about the death of a longtime, penniless Duquesne U. instructor who they say illustrates the plight of part-time faculty.

September 12, 2013

At U. of Oregon, some professors fear that administrators are using contract negotiations to undercut academic freedom rights.

 

September 9, 2013

Students at major research university learn more when their instructors are off the tenure track than when they are on it, new study finds.

August 22, 2013

Adjuncts have widely been subjected to course load caps ahead of the Affordable Care Act. Could graduate students be next?

August 13, 2013

Would legislating a limit on faculty overtime result in more professors reaching the limit -- and reducing spots for adjuncts? California faculty groups square off over the question.

August 12, 2013

Nevada faculty members want to know why the state is restoring bonus pay for some while requiring all professors to take 6 days of unpaid leave a year.

August 5, 2013

Most colleges don't plan to alter use of those off tenure-track and haven't figured out how to decide if coverage would be required under the Affordable Care Act, survey finds.

July 29, 2013

Penn State angered faculty when it mandated biometric tests for those on health insurance. Now it's charging extra to those who use tobacco. Faculty members -- including those who don't smoke -- are furious.

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