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Faculty Unions Seeking Formal AI Guidelines

Most faculty union contracts make no mention of artificial intelligence, but rising concerns about faculty autonomy and job security are starting to shape discussions about labor protections.

A photograph of Rutgers University demonstrators, including one holding a megaphone and another holding a sign saying “Our Working Conditions Are Students’ Learning Conditions” around a fist grasping a pencil.

On National ‘Day of Action for Higher Ed,’ Some Rally, Others Strike

Demonstrations, teach-ins and a graduate-worker walkout highlighted a union-supported, multi-campus event Wednesday designed to push back against attacks on academic freedom, job security and academe more broadly.

Boston U. Residence Life Workers Strike, Joining Grad Students

Boston University, three weeks into dealing with an ongoing graduate student worker strike, saw Residence Life workers join the walkout...

National Protest Day Planned Against ‘Attacks’ on Higher Ed

Faculty members and students plan to hold events across numerous campuses Wednesday, April 17, to kick-start a movement against what...
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Full-time Faculty Raises Finally Beat Inflation … Just Barely

With the dollar’s declining value taken into account, new data shows that real wages grew by half a percent. But pay remains well below pre-pandemic levels, and full-time women and part-timers continue to receive less than others.

Nontenure Track Harvard Lecturers and Researchers Unionize

Nontenure track employees who teach or conduct research at Harvard University voted last week to unionize, creating a new bargaining...
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Boston University Denies It Would Use AI to Replace Striking Teaching Assistants

Boston University is pushing back against criticisms following a dean’s suggestion that AI tools be used amid a graduate students’...

Boston University Graduate Student Workers Strike

Boston University graduate student workers began striking Monday, calling for better pay, improved health care coverage and guaranteed childcare subsidies...