With more institutions cutting adjunct hours as new health care requirements approach, higher education officials are pushing for more guidance from the government on what to do.
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December 5, 2012
December 4, 2012
New research suggests that campus environment greatly impacts conservative students' political styles, and that they can thrive on predominantly liberal campuses.
December 3, 2012
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.
November 30, 2012
Youngstown State limits part-timers' hours to avoid requirements of new health care law.
November 28, 2012
Temple University faces scrutiny over rejection of African-American studies department's choice as chair
Temple was the first institution to offer a doctorate in African-American studies and has seen heated debates over the discipline's direction. The rejection of the department's choice as chair has set off a new controversy.
November 27, 2012
Math professor objected to the counting at Middlebury faculty meetings -- and the only way the college could keep them moving was to cut the number required for votes.
November 26, 2012
History professors at the University of Florida fight back against idea that the state should use tuition to discourage enrollment in fields without immediate connection to jobs.
November 21, 2012
U. of Missouri at Columbia considers becoming the latest institution where shared governance includes those off the tenure track.
November 20, 2012
At one community college, the national health-care law would have assured adjuncts access to health insurance, but the institution is cutting their hours to avoid the requirement.
November 19, 2012
Vow to cut grades by 10 percent for inappropriate classroom behavior sets off a debate about rights of students and faculty members.