Adjuncts

Adjuncts
Apr 19, 2019
Concordia U's Liberal Arts College, in Canada, wanted conservative scholar Harvey Mansfield to speak at an alumni gala -- until it didn't. But revoking Mansfield's invite didn't settle an internal debate.

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.

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Archive

April 13, 2007

Bastyr University violated the academic freedom of three faculty members when their contracts were not renewed, by failing to have adequate grievance procedures, and by failing to provide tenure or any meaningful job security, according to an investigation by the American Association of University Professors.

April 2, 2007
AFT seeks to reshape the debate about a core value by emphasizing issues of job security, or lack thereof, for adjuncts.
March 20, 2007
Some college leaders are nervous about bill that would help certain groups (but not T.A.'s) win collective bargaining rights.
March 14, 2007

Classes at the Community College of Philadelphia were suspended indefinitely Tuesday morning as picketers gathered at building entrances for the start of a faculty and staff strike.

March 5, 2007
NEA releases own draft of plan to promote equity and full-time jobs. Its approach differs from other unions, but faces similar tensions.
February 16, 2007
Terry Caesar considers why some adjuncts insist on being called "professor" and why some colleges resist that appellation.
December 12, 2006
As more groups demand that part-time faculty jobs become full-time positions, could Georgia State U. provide a model?
December 11, 2006
AAUP releases colleges' percentages of faculty working full and part time, on and off the tenure track.
December 8, 2006
A union at the Community College of Philadelphia calls for greater financial transparency.
November 30, 2006
George Washington U. loses bid to block collective bargaining for part-time faculty members.

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