Adjuncts

Adjuncts
May 15, 2015
New book proposes teaching-intensive tenure track to address what it calls the "real" crisis in the humanities.

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March 26, 2015

Ohio State University faculty members object to a proposed new intellectual property policy they say is too vague and appears to be too broad.

 

March 23, 2015

Adjunct writing instructors argue that current activism focuses too much on what adjuncts lack, rather than what they bring to the composition classroom.

March 11, 2015

Hours before a planned strike over prolonged union contract negotiations, teaching and research assistants"teaching assistants" to avoid repeating words? -sj at N.Y.U. strike a deal that they say includes historic gains. What does it mean for other graduate student workers at private institutions who wish to bargain collectively?

March 10, 2015

Multiyear contracts and better wages go only so far in helping adjuncts, writes Michael Bérubé. And the current tenure system won't be opened up to them, so he argues that it's time for a new kind of tenure.

March 5, 2015

Leah Griesmann, who came up with the idea for National Adjunct Walkout Day, isn't hiding her identity anymore. So what does she think about last week's protests, and about what's next for adjunct activism?

March 4, 2015

In the first ruling following an N.L.R.B. shift, board director finds that Seattle U.'s Catholic status does not preclude adjunct collective bargaining.

February 26, 2015

Large-scale walkouts were few during National Adjunct Walkout Day, but dozens of campuses saw protests. Organizers say events brought new attention to poor wages and working conditions for those off the tenure track.

February 20, 2015

Report seeks a broad rethinking of the structure of professors' jobs, with a strong emphasis on academic freedom and equitable treatment, but an openness to radical change.

February 18, 2015

New MLA analysis sheds light on the much-bemoaned job market for humanities Ph.D.s.

February 17, 2015

U. of Denver moves to new titles, a career path and multiyear contracts for those off the tenure track. Could this be a model for other institutions?

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