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"Faculty Salaries" is Inside Higher Ed's latest print-on-demand compilation of articles.

It contains a report on the annual faculty compensation survey from the American Association of University Professors and explores such topics as gender and racial pay gaps and adjunct unionization.

This compilation is free and you may download a copy here.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Thursday, August 20, at 2 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet.

The publication of this booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Academic Partnerships.


August 25, 2015

Duke U freshmen say a celebrated graphic novel depicting lesbian sex and relationships shouldn't have been included on their recommended summer reading list, and some won't read it.

August 24, 2015

Unconventional online university is growing and looking to focus on helping refugees.

August 14, 2015

How a biotech professor found himself in the middle of a firestorm over ethics in research and outreach about genetically modified foods.

August 12, 2015

Northwestern's arts and sciences college offered new titles and clearer paths to promotion -- but no tenure or additional pay -- to teaching-track professors. Faculty members say it's a model that works.

August 7, 2015

Federal judge, in victory for Steven Salaita, refuses to dismiss lawsuit charging U. of Illinois with violating his free speech and contract rights.

August 6, 2015

At Eastern Illinois, a faculty union that includes tenured and tenure-track professors agrees to extend a contract and put off a raise to save the positions of 29 people who teach off the tenure track.

August 5, 2015

Duquesne U. adjuncts are angry over what they see as a thinly-veiled threat not to rehire those colleagues involved in a long-running union drive.

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.


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