Adjuncts

Adjuncts
Jul 28, 2015
One might assume a full-time faculty member at an elite institution would have his or her medical needs, and those of family members, covered. A Twitter campaign suggests that's not always the case.

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July 29, 2015

Florida SouthWestern's salary decisions raise questions about equity between part-time and full-time faculty.

July 29, 2015

A professor is speaking out against a Fox News report about months-old tweets that she says prompted a flood of hate mail and unfairly characterized her positions.

July 28, 2015

One might assume a full-time faculty member at an elite institution would have his or her medical needs, and those of family members, covered. A Twitter campaign suggests that's not always the case.

July 15, 2015

Adjuncts at one California college recently won a contract provision that they believe will help them receive benefits during months they don't have teaching positions.

June 25, 2015

TIAA-CREF survey reveals adjunct faculty members' concerns about having enough savings to retire. Experts say the situation for most adjuncts is even more dire.

June 15, 2015

Association's annual meeting on academic freedom issues features a debate on whether Steven Salaita's rights were violated and consensus that Wisconsin politicians are undermining their university system.

June 15, 2015

Academics weigh in on the curious case of Rachel Dolezal, a white woman who allegedly passed as a black instructor of African-American studies for five years.

May 15, 2015

New book proposes teaching-intensive tenure track to address what it calls the "real" crisis in the humanities.

May 6, 2015

Study suggests most part-time faculty members want full-time work. But what they want even more is acceptance as colleagues and peers from full-time professors and administrators.

April 29, 2015

If visiting assistant professorships get a bad rap, one college says it does them better.

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