Adjuncts

Adjuncts
Jan 15, 2016
Northeastern is latest university where first contract with adjunct union has included substantial salary increases and other key benefits -- such as payments for classes that colleges cancel.

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November 17, 2015

AAUP alleges antiunion activity and violations of shared governance at Union County College. Findings could translate to association sanctions.

November 13, 2015

U of Illinois settles with professor unhired for his controversial remarks on Twitter. He'll get cash but not the job he wanted.

November 5, 2015

An instructor argues that the colleges that shortchange their adjuncts are ultimately compromising the students they exist to serve.

November 2, 2015

National survey shines light on previously ignored concerns about working conditions of non-tenure-track faculty members.

October 30, 2015

One, two, three -- sold to the lowest bidder? State College of Florida at Manatee-Sarasota is considering making faculty hiring decisions based in part on how low an instructor is willing to go on salary.

October 20, 2015

Too many people are backing away from the difficult challenge of placing Ph.D. holders in tenure-track positions and toward a far simpler one: taking credit for positions that degree holders are already finding for themselves, Marc Bousquet argues.

October 19, 2015

Former instructor says Gannon U demanded he quit after Newsweek wrote about his role as interrogation expert in Iraq.

October 12, 2015

Study suggests that publication pressures lead to more familiar -- and more likely to be published -- research, at the expense of innovation.

October 9, 2015

Connecticut State U professors say proposals for their new union contract, including the transfer of tenured faculty members to another university and expanding the grounds for dismissing tenured professors, read like an attack on their rights.

October 7, 2015

Big, ideas-oriented research is exciting, but will recent, costly initiatives live up to the hype?

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