Adjuncts

Adjuncts
May 10, 2018
AAUP says University of Nebraska-Lincoln violated Courtney Lawton's academic freedom when it ended her teaching appointment over a high-profile political dispute on campus.

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December 9, 2015

Greenpeace investigation alleges that academic supporters of fossil fuels are willing to pen industry-friendly research for a fee.

December 8, 2015

At the University of Missouri at Columbia, half the faculty don't meet the annual minimum teaching load. Does that matter?

December 4, 2015

Student movements offer countless opportunities for students -- as well as their teachers -- to learn, writes Henry Reichman.

December 2, 2015

Survey of literature and arts professors finds 60 percent see the practice as harmful to academic freedom -- although many favor general descriptions on a syllabus, even as they avoid labeling particular works.

November 17, 2015

AAUP alleges antiunion activity and violations of shared governance at Union County College. Findings could translate to association sanctions.

November 13, 2015

U of Illinois settles with professor unhired for his controversial remarks on Twitter. He'll get cash but not the job he wanted.

November 5, 2015

An instructor argues that the colleges that shortchange their adjuncts are ultimately compromising the students they exist to serve.

November 2, 2015

National survey shines light on previously ignored concerns about working conditions of non-tenure-track faculty members.

October 30, 2015

One, two, three -- sold to the lowest bidder? State College of Florida at Manatee-Sarasota is considering making faculty hiring decisions based in part on how low an instructor is willing to go on salary.

October 20, 2015

Too many people are backing away from the difficult challenge of placing Ph.D. holders in tenure-track positions and toward a far simpler one: taking credit for positions that degree holders are already finding for themselves, Marc Bousquet argues.

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