Students at major research university learn more when their instructors are off the tenure track than when they are on it, new study finds.
Adjuncts have widely been subjected to course load caps ahead of the Affordable Care Act. Could graduate students be next?
Would legislating a limit on faculty overtime result in more professors reaching the limit -- and reducing spots for adjuncts? California faculty groups square off over the question.
Nevada faculty members want to know why the state is restoring bonus pay for some while requiring all professors to take 6 days of unpaid leave a year.
Most colleges don't plan to alter use of those off tenure-track and haven't figured out how to decide if coverage would be required under the Affordable Care Act, survey finds.
Penn State angered faculty when it mandated biometric tests for those on health insurance. Now it's charging extra to those who use tobacco. Faculty members -- including those who don't smoke -- are furious.
As unionization of those off the tenure track spreads, there are substantial gains in pay and benefits.
Eastman Chemical's lawsuit raises issues about academic and corporate research and conflicts of interest.
Surprising delay of key provision of Affordable Care Act gives colleges more time to plan and -- perhaps -- to get clarity from the IRS. But those that imposed caps on non-tenure-track faculty aren't lifting them, at least not yet.
Could delay in health coverage requirement change the way many colleges have been limiting adjunct hours?
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