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Feb 24, 2022
Survey on adjunct faculty working conditions finds that COVID-19 made an already bad situation more dire.

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"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.

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February 24, 2022

Survey on adjunct faculty working conditions finds that COVID-19 made an already bad situation more dire.

June 23, 2021

New papers from TIAA Institute urge institutions to plan for adjuncts, including their retirement concerns, with equity in mind.

May 11, 2021

Faculty unions at Point Park University and City College of San Francisco have found different means to the same end: preserving full-time faculty jobs threatened during COVID-19.

February 25, 2021

Trump-appointed labor board majority potentially limits which private-institution adjuncts can form unions, based on whether or not they have meaningful -- not majority -- involvement in faculty governance bodies.

February 8, 2021

The college wants to cut 116 full-time positions from its non-tenure-track faculty ranks, but alumni, students and professors are putting up a fight.

August 12, 2020

New AAUP statement urges institutions to treat their adjuncts as essential team members during the pandemic -- and after.

July 31, 2020

Reopening plans in many new coronavirus hot spots were drafted before cases surged. Faculty members in those states want a do-over, in the form of an all-online fall or at least a delayed opening.

June 11, 2020

In a blow to unions, NLRB overturns a rule saying that many adjuncts at religious institutions are entitled to collective bargaining.

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.

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