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Adjuncts
Apr 20, 2020
New report on adjuncts says many make less than $3,500 per course and live in poverty.

Booklets

"Evolving Faculty Careers" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand booklet.

The compilation of articles can be downloaded, free, here.

On Thursday, April 12, Inside Higher Ed's editors presented a free webcast to discuss the themes of the booklet. You may view a recording of the webcast here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Top Hat.

Archive

April 20, 2020

New report on adjuncts says many make less than $3,500 per course and live in poverty.

April 10, 2020

Non-tenure-track professors are used to uncertainty about contract renewals. But the coronavirus and related hiring freezes represent an unprecedented threat to their careers. They're increasingly refusing to quietly bear the brunt of the disruption.

January 27, 2020

Contingent Magazine had a lot of doubters when it debuted 12 months ago. But it's still going strong and earning a reputation as a place where historians can engage the public with the ideas that have always interested them.

January 21, 2020

AAUP finds that Pacific Lutheran violated an adjunct professor and advocate's rights in effectively dismissing her for offering private lessons to a student who asked for them.

January 7, 2020

Historians approve an anti-ICE resolution but vote down anti-Israel proposals at their annual meeting. They also show support for nontenured colleagues.

October 10, 2019

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.

October 4, 2019

Non-tenure-track faculty members and allies urge UC Irvine to grant long-serving lecturer paid medical leave following brain surgery.

August 28, 2019

Contingent faculty members are underpaid, yet administrators rarely take seriously the arguments championing equal pay for equal work, writes Daniel Davis. It’s time for a new approach.

July 8, 2019

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

April 16, 2019

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.

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