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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April 24, 2013
More institutions limit adjuncts' hours in anticipation of federal guidelines, but advocacy groups warn that such moves are premature.
April 15, 2013
Video of instructor at U. of Southern California bashing Republicans in class goes viral and is cited as evidence of liberal indoctrination. But critics don't mention that he was hired as adjunct for program that seeks partisans -- liberals and conservatives alike.
April 8, 2013
Adjuncts and union leaders consider the challenge of organizing workers who have reason to worry that activism could cost them their positions.
April 2, 2013
Florida Atlantic University's handling of public attacks on one of its faculty members featured plenty of doublespeak and not much principle, writes Cary Nelson.
March 26, 2013
Group representing college administrations and group representing non-tenure track faculty offer sharply different views on how to determine whether adjunct faculty members are full-time for the purpose of health care coverage.
March 26, 2013
It's time for higher education leaders to admit that the way they treat those off the tenure track is unethical, and to commit to change, write Adrianna Kezar, David Longanecker and Daniel Maxey.
March 25, 2013
A University of New Hampshire lecturer is dismissed after administrators question medical decisions she made leading a trip to Nicaragua. She says she could have used more support from the institution -- not condemnation.
March 18, 2013
Adjunct at the University of Oregon who was filmed in altercation with student during a demonstration loses his job and is arrested.
March 7, 2013
As New Jersey's community colleges finalize an electronic repository of adjuncts, instructors off the tenure track are pushing back against a system they fear could be used to exploit them.
February 26, 2013
Instructor creates successful master's programs at Kent State, wins rave reviews from students and colleagues -- and is told without explanation that he won't be renewed.

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