Adjuncts

Adjuncts
Apr 08, 2014
Union leaders talk about achievements for adjuncts through collective bargaining, and reflect on why the movement took so long to take off.

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July 5, 2013
Surprising delay of key provision of Affordable Care Act gives colleges more time to plan and -- perhaps -- to get clarity from the IRS. But those that imposed caps on non-tenure-track faculty aren't lifting them, at least not yet.
July 3, 2013
Could delay in health coverage requirement change the way many colleges have been limiting adjunct hours?
June 14, 2013
Collegiality is a sticky subject when it comes to personnel decisions. But some argue that a well-defined notion of collegiality could make for better department dynamics in the long run.
June 14, 2013
Leading professors in Middle Eastern studies are stunned by Georgetown scholar's tenure denial. Some blame Middle Eastern politics and others blame the politics of political science.
June 13, 2013
Cary Nelson warns that MOOCs could lead to erosion of faculty members' intellectual property rights.
June 12, 2013
NLRB official, rejecting stance of Pacific Lutheran U., says non-tenure-track faculty members have right to vote on collective bargaining.
June 10, 2013
New Russian law requiring NGOs to register as "foreign agents" if they receive funding from foreign sources and are engaged in "political activity" threatens closure of an independent polling agency and raises concerns about climate for scholarly collaborations.   
May 29, 2013
Jason Richwine quit Heritage Foundation amid controversy over his Harvard dissertation on race and IQ. Critics are now raising questions about work by a Michigan State physicist and vice president.
May 22, 2013
While other colleges have cut adjuncts' hours to avoid insurance mandates ahead of the Affordable Care Act taking effect, College of DuPage is offering some adjuncts coverage under a new "lecturer" designation.
May 9, 2013
Florida's newest state university announces it will be the first without the traditional form of job security for academics.

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