Adjuncts

Adjuncts
Jun 28, 2018
High court says public employees don't have to pay regular agency fees to unions that represent them in collective bargaining and more, which could hurt faculty and staff unions.

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August 3, 2006
Data show long-term growth of part-time faculty slots, administrative jobs outpacing instructor posts, and boom in for-profit sector.
July 12, 2006
Citing academic freedom, Wisconsin provost upholds hiring of instructor who says the United States masterminded 9/11 attacks.
July 3, 2006
Wisconsin orders inquiry after instructor shares controversial views on radio show, and suggests he will include them in class.
June 15, 2006
Adjunct professor at Brigham Young loses his job for publicly contradicting views of church leaders.
June 13, 2006
Online program allows colleges to help part-timers prepare for an array of classroom issues.
May 11, 2006
Adjuncts at 2 California community colleges push for union separate from full-time professors, reflecting a growing divide nationally.
March 6, 2006

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.

February 24, 2006
KC Johnson writes that collective bargaining is not the answer to the problems facing faculty members and graduate students.
January 27, 2006
AAUP’s “Boston experiment” garners another success, say organizers.
January 19, 2006
Collective bargaining at Syracuse U. represents a growing movement, say organizers.

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