Faculty

Separate and Unequal

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The plight of the faculty's invisible majority -- adjuncts -- takes center stage at collective bargaining conference.

The 'Inside Job' Effect

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Many American economists have been stung by their failure to anticipate the financial meltdown of 2008, dogged by persistent suggestions of conflicts of interest -- that they were working for financial industries that they said were healthier than turned out to be true. In a notable break from the past, the pre-eminent professional society for the discipline is moving ahead with plans to examine ethical practices in the field.

Faculty No Longer

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Librarians at a Texas community college district chafe as new hires are deemed professional staff instead of faculty.

Do Adjunct Votes Count?

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Massachusetts union debates whether part-timers -- who are in the majority by far -- should get full vote in electing leaders.

When Bitter Bargaining Bleeds Over

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After years of frustrating contract negotiations, president of U. of New Hampshire receives vote of "no confidence" -- but from union, not faculty senate.

Nevada Professors See Tenure Threat

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Administrators could -- under a new code -- scuttle academic programs and tenured positions because of “adverse financial conditions.”

Circular Firing Squad

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Amid tough times for labor, intra-union strife besets graduate students in California.

Exercising Only Their Minds

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Study finds that, when it comes to physical activity, assistant professors are too often "letting themselves go."

Wrong Kind of Accountability?

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Texas faculty members chafe at regents’ "overly simplistic" tools to measure them.

After the Review

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U. of Missouri-St. Louis deems controversial video of labor management class to be ‘highly distorted.’

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