While other colleges have cut adjuncts' hours to avoid insurance mandates ahead of the Affordable Care Act taking effect, College of DuPage is offering some adjuncts coverage under a new "lecturer" designation.
Florida's newest state university announces it will be the first without the traditional form of job security for academics.
As colleges cut hours of part-time instructors, would recommending favorites to nearby institutions be a good reward for them -- or would it simply give the institutions more power over non-tenure-track faculty?
Laid-off faculty at NYU's study abroad campus in Italy are raising concerns about a shake-up in the university's adjunct teaching staff and the governance of the site.
Some adjuncts are angry over decision by CUNY faculty union to exclude them from voting on resolution about controversial curricular changes.
More institutions limit adjuncts' hours in anticipation of federal guidelines, but advocacy groups warn that such moves are premature.
Video of instructor at U. of Southern California bashing Republicans in class goes viral and is cited as evidence of liberal indoctrination. But critics don't mention that he was hired as adjunct for program that seeks partisans -- liberals and conservatives alike.
Adjuncts and union leaders consider the challenge of organizing workers who have reason to worry that activism could cost them their positions.
Florida Atlantic University's handling of public attacks on one of its faculty members featured plenty of doublespeak and not much principle, writes Cary Nelson.
Group representing college administrations and group representing non-tenure track faculty offer sharply different views on how to determine whether adjunct faculty members are full-time for the purpose of health care coverage.
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