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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.


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.

September 12, 2013

At U. of Oregon, some professors fear that administrators are using contract negotiations to undercut academic freedom rights.


September 9, 2013

Students at major research university learn more when their instructors are off the tenure track than when they are on it, new study finds.

August 22, 2013

Adjuncts have widely been subjected to course load caps ahead of the Affordable Care Act. Could graduate students be next?

August 13, 2013

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.


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