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Northwestern loses second faculty member over alleged censorship of a medical school journal article about a sexual encounter.

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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.

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November 12, 2013

Fed up with unanswered maintenance requests and substandard instructional facilities, some professors are taking a new approach: "shaming" their institutions into action.

November 8, 2013

When it comes to course content, individual instructors -- including adjuncts -- should call the shots, even in multisection courses, AAUP says in a new statement.

October 31, 2013

It's time for adjuncts to talk with their students about what it really means to be off the tenure track.

October 18, 2013

Several professors recently have come under fire for communications with students they intended to remain private. But little is private in the Internet age, experts say.

October 16, 2013

A new paper from the Delphi Project argues that some key ways colleges can support adjunct faculty don't cost anything, despite administrators' assertions that they can't afford to improve working conditions.

October 15, 2013

A recent debate over overtime pay in California reflects just one of the many policies and practices that keep pay and opportunity low for those off the tenure track, write Jack Longmate and Keith Hoeller.

September 27, 2013

Successful organizing drive by Tufts adjuncts is part of "metro" strategy being pushed in Boston area and elsewhere.

September 25, 2013

Recent sanctions by colleges against faculty members have some calling for renewed discussion of when a professor should and shouldn't be removed from duty.

September 23, 2013

A new, much discussed comparison of student learning from non-tenure-track and tenure-track instructors downplayed its limitations and has been widely misunderstood, writes Edward Kazarian.

September 19, 2013

Adjuncts across the country share a newspaper column about the death of a longtime, penniless Duquesne U. instructor who they say illustrates the plight of part-time faculty.

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