AFT and Freelancers Union announce plan to give those off the tenure track the ability to buy insurance through groups, rather than individually.
Pay and Benefits
A new paper from the Delphi Project argues that some key ways colleges can support adjunct faculty don't cost anything, despite administrators' assertions that they can't afford to improve working conditions.
Adjuncts have widely been subjected to course load caps ahead of the Affordable Care Act. Could graduate students be next?
Nevada faculty members want to know why the state is restoring bonus pay for some while requiring all professors to take 6 days of unpaid leave a year.
Penn State angered faculty when it mandated biometric tests for those on health insurance. Now it's charging extra to those who use tobacco. Faculty members -- including those who don't smoke -- are furious.
Some adjuncts are asking students not to address them as "professor."
Male faculty members don't take paid parental leave as often as critics assert, even when their spouses also work.
Part-time faculty at a Michigan community college bridge the longer-than-usual gap between paychecks with a food drive supported by other campus faculty.
With student debt surpassing $1 trillion, graduate school deans discuss the implications for graduate school admissions and retention and the importance of financial literacy.
Seeing strength in numbers, adjunct faculty from across the Washington, D.C. region hope to form a metropolitan union to fight for equity in pay, benefits and more.