Adjuncts

No NLRB jurisdiction at religious colleges

In a blow to unions, NLRB overturns a rule saying that many adjuncts at religious institutions are entitled to collective bargaining.

You’ve heard of the gig economy, but what about the 'Gig Academy'?

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You’ve heard of the gig economy, but what about the Gig Academy? Labor scholar Adrianna Kezar says it has to be resisted in her new book.

Sociologists and more than a dozen other professional groups speak out against student evaluations of teaching

Sociologists and more than a dozen other professional groups take a stand against using student evaluations of teaching as a primary measure of teaching effectiveness.

California private college adjuncts could all move to time-card system -- unless legislative fix is successful

California's private colleges and universities could all be forced to move to time-card system for adjuncts -- unless a legislative fix is successful.

Herb Childress discusses his new book, 'The Adjunct Underclass'

Herb Childress's new book is a painful, necessary read for anyone looking to understand or empathize with the costs -- human and otherwise -- of higher ed's gig economy.

Full-time faculty members saw an overall median salary increase of about 1.7 percent within the past year

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Hottest field for new faculty hires over the past year is health professions, as some 1,410 new assistant professors picked up jobs, according to new data from CUPA-HR.

When institutions look to teaching loads instead of academic program cuts in the face of budget shortfalls

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At one campus doing so, many adjuncts will lose positions, but departments aren't being eliminated.

AAUP votes to censure U of Nebraska for alleged violations of academic freedom in Courtney Lawton case

AAUP censures Nebraska-Lincoln for alleged violations of academic freedom in Courtney Lawton case. Iowa and Stillman removed from lists of sanctioned and censured institutions.

Labor Department answers questions on academic employees and overtime

Labor Department answers questions about who gets overtime and who doesn't, with online instructors, among others, now no longer eligible.

Loyola Chicago adjuncts stage one-day strike amid rising activism by non-tenure-track faculty

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Could a one-day walkout at Loyola Chicago set the stage for other campuses?

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