Adjuncts

Adjuncts
Feb 26, 2015
Large-scale walkouts were few during National Adjunct Walkout Day, but dozens of campuses saw protests. Organizers say events brought new attention to poor wages and working conditions for those off the tenure track.

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December 10, 2012

With student debt surpassing $1 trillion, graduate school deans discuss the implications for graduate school admissions and retention and the importance of financial literacy.

December 5, 2012

With more institutions cutting adjunct hours as new health care requirements approach, higher education officials are pushing for more guidance from the government on what to do.

December 3, 2012

Seeing strength in numbers, adjunct faculty from across the Washington, D.C. region hope to form a metropolitan union to fight for equity in pay, benefits and more.

November 30, 2012

Youngstown State limits part-timers' hours to avoid requirements of new health care law.

 

November 21, 2012

U. of Missouri at Columbia considers becoming the latest institution where shared governance includes those off the tenure track.

November 20, 2012

At one community college, the national health-care law would have assured adjuncts access to health insurance, but the institution is cutting their hours to avoid the requirement.

November 12, 2012

As part of new effort to improve the treatment of non-tenure-track faculty, group releases questions designed to guide campuses and departments -- but opts out of setting specific standards.

October 2, 2012

It's time to rethink the role of professors in a way that focuses on student learning and moves past the divide between those on and off the tenure track, write Adrianna Kezar, Susan Albertine and Dan Maxey.

August 23, 2012

New survey shows many ways those off the tenure track lack adequate time and resources to prepare for the start of the semester.

August 3, 2012

Report from a project studying the changing nature of faculty suggests a new model to better support adjuncts.

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