Adjuncts

Unnamed Adjunct Behind National Walkout Day Isn't Hiding Her Identity Anymore

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Leah Griesmann, who came up with the idea for National Adjunct Walkout Day, isn't hiding her identity anymore. So what does she think about last week's protests, and about what's next for adjunct activism?

Union sets 'aspirational goal' for adjunct pay

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It's widely acknowledged that adjunct instructors are underpaid, but just how much do they deserve? A new union proposal shocks some, but others say it's appropriate.

Adjuncts stall U. of Memphis attempt to privatize their Social Security

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How a small group of temporary employees got the U. of Memphis to walk back a plan to kick them off Social Security.

Arbitrator orders U. of Hawaii to place ex-adjunct on the tenure track

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Arbitrator says U. of Hawaii must hire longtime non-tenure-track faculty member for permanent post. Could contract provision on which ruling was based help others?

Union activity leads to gains for adjuncts even when bids fail or stall

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Union activity can lead to gains for adjuncts even when drives stall, fail or just loom.

Illinois trustees appear open to continued work for an adjunct with criminal past

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U. of Illinois board issues statement creating a path for James Kilgore -- who served prison time for his activities with the Symbionese Liberation Army -- to resume teaching.

Appeals court backs adjunct in case over First Amendment

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Appeals court sides with adjunct who says she was fired for speaking out against part-time faculty working conditions.

Essay on how tenure-track faculty members should treat adjuncts

Patrick Iber, working off the tenure track, considers the basics on how those who have tenure-track security should treat those who don't.

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Adjunct interviews adjunct on pay and working conditions

Two adjuncts discuss their working lives -- and the ways they respond to the injustices they face.

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Adjunct leaders talk about long-term strategies

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Adjunct leaders -- even as they push votes on collective bargaining -- are talking about how to maintain engagement with the rank-and-file well into the future.

 

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