From the 1990s on, many colleges have increasingly relied on adjunct professors. Elon has gone from majority part timers to 74 percent tenure track -- and it's not done yet.
While enrollments are up more at state colleges and universities than at independent institutions, jobs don’t necessarily follow.
Cash-strapped colleges are freezing faculty hires, but the exceptions reveal institutions' highest priorities in increasingly desperate times.
Kentucky community college system leaders have plan to eliminate traditional job security for all new faculty hires.
With big disciplinary meetings about to start, some reliable measures start to appear about how many colleges are really hiring -- and the news isn't good.
Key study for first time features ethnic breakdowns, finding that white and Latino professors hold similar views but that some minority groups are less happy.
History group reminds departments that age discrimination is illegal. Does academe have a problem when it comes to evaluating candidates who aren't freshly minted Ph.D.'s?
As analysis suggests decline of 15 percent or more in openings, those on the job market and those hiring ponder choices and trade rumors about next searches to be called off.
As the University of Florida struggles with budget cuts, a professor is challenging a decision to increase her teaching load to three courses a year.
Seeing grim job prospects for its graduating Ph.D. students, a college at Vanderbilt offers stipends and ongoing teaching positions to help students buy some time.
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