Non-professional employees

Hungry for Recognition

Hoping to intensify pressure on administrators, U. of Miami students join water-only fast in support of low-wage janitors.

Arrested Development

U. of Virginia faces criticism for having students jailed for protesting low wages of some campus workers.

Recruit a Student, Help Your Paycheck

Daytona Beach Community College is tying faculty and staff salaries to enrollment.

Insourcing at Brandeis

After intense lobbying from students, university raises custodial pay and hires workers who had been employed by contractors. 

On the Payroll, Permanently

U. of Wisconsin converts seasonal jobs into full-time ones, the latest move by colleges to treat their lowest-income employees better. 

Coaches vs. Faculty and Staff

Survey shows pay for top-level college football coaches continues to soar.

College Sports' $4 Million Man

Last Friday, on the first day of the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s annual convention, the biggest college sports story of the day was the University of Alabama’s hiring of Nick Saban to a record-breaking $32 million, eight-year contract.  

Strike Halts 2-Year College's Classes

Classes at the Community College of Philadelphia were suspended indefinitely Tuesday morning as picketers gathered at building entrances for the start of a faculty and staff strike.

Picketing Begins at U. of Minnesota

Clerical, technical and health care workers go on strike at the University of Minnesota, but classes continue and officials say impact is minimal.

University Training in the Skilled Trades

With a wave of retirements expected, institutions find that they must provide a new kind of education to keep up with their own demand for electricians and HVAC mechanics.


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