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Adjuncts
Apr 28, 2015
AAUP report on Steven Salaita case at U of Illinois says the institution summarily dismissed him for protected, extramural speech. University could face formal vote of censure.

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January 29, 2013

Sliding enrollments at for-profit colleges mean less work for adjuncts who teach online. And these faculty cutbacks happen quietly, and sometimes without much warning.

January 28, 2013

With two high-profile higher education cases under consideration, labor board says it will carry on as usual despite an appeals court's ruling that calls into question the legitimacy of its appointees.

January 24, 2013

Male faculty members don't take paid parental leave as often as critics assert, even when their spouses also work.

January 23, 2013

AAUP's new recommendations for increasing adjuncts' role in governance include job security safeguards.

January 18, 2013

Part-time faculty at a Michigan community college bridge the longer-than-usual gap between paychecks with a food drive supported by other campus faculty.

January 15, 2013

With more institutions citing budget woes as they eliminate academic programs, AAUP offers new recommendations for faculty involvement in such decisions and just what constitutes financial exigency.

January 9, 2013

Adjunct faculty make up most of the higher education work force, but their working conditions largely don't reflect their role. Is reform on a wide scale possible? What will it take?

December 18, 2012

Appeals court says University of Toledo had right to fire human resources director for op-ed questioning legitimacy of gay rights.

December 18, 2012

With several high-profile disputes recently settled, and another in litigation, questions arise about university's commitment to diversity and academic freedom, as well as its tenure process.

December 17, 2012

Seeking to supplement traditional forms of graduate program assessment, U. of Minnesota pilots an approach that asks key questions about students' needs and goals.

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