Adjuncts

Adjuncts
Jun 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.

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April 3, 2015

Faculty and staff at Massachusetts's Roxbury Community College protest alleged lack of communication and changes pushed by the institution's president and her administration. 

April 1, 2015

Massachusetts faculty union fights to enforce a contract cap on part-time faculty, while other adjunct advocates see little value in such efforts.

March 27, 2015

In wake of academic fraud case, Syracuse backs coach, gives A.D. a top administrative job and appeals harshest N.C.A.A. penalties. Is it taking the case seriously enough?

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.

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