Faculty and graduate students say Columbia U. is forcing out respected longtime scholars because they aren't able to raise 80 percent of their salary costs in grants.
While some colleges are studying the possibility of restoring adjuncts' sections in the wake of guidance from the IRS, they aren't moving yet.
Final IRS rules on employers' responsibility for health insurance requires colleges to credit adjuncts with 2.25 hours of work for each hour they teach; rules don't exempt student employees.
A new report on the impact of adjunct labor marks a new level of interest in Washington about the changing nature of the higher education workforce.
The recent firing of an adjunct professor of political science from Chaffey College shows just how "at will" part-time faculty members' employment really is.
New study shows employment of part-time faculty doesn't impact student success positively or negatively at community colleges, while institution size and location do.
Successful organizing drive by Tufts adjuncts is part of "metro" strategy being pushed in Boston area and elsewhere.
Adjuncts across the country share a newspaper column about the death of a longtime, penniless Duquesne U. instructor who they say illustrates the plight of part-time faculty.
Students at major research university learn more when their instructors are off the tenure track than when they are on it, new study finds.
As unionization of those off the tenure track spreads, there are substantial gains in pay and benefits.
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