Michigan colleges are assigning the hiring and payment of adjuncts to a third-party company. Administrators say it's a win-win, but adjunct advocates say it's a worrisome trend.
New Hiring Models
How one tenure-track candidate's attempts at negotiations resulted in her losing the offer entirely.
Sliding enrollments at for-profit colleges mean less work for adjuncts who teach online. And these faculty cutbacks happen quietly, and sometimes without much warning.
StraighterLine and Udemy offer the potential of self-employment to entrepreneurial professors. But will a free market for online teaching pay off for faculty?
Proposed policy at Florida Gulf Coast U. raises question of what a university is entitled to track about every professor.
Nonprofit group offers a pool of online teaching coaches to public universities, helping them staff growing programs quickly and cheaply. Adjunct advocates don't like new form of outsourcing.
Grand Canyon University hires 98 adjuncts as full-time online professors in an attempt to boost student retention and faculty satisfaction.