In an unusual twist, a Texas Tech professor is suing the university for allegedly denying him high-profile jobs based on his skepticism of a status most faculty members want.
Proposed policy at Florida Gulf Coast U. raises question of what a university is entitled to track about every professor.
With student debt surpassing $1 trillion, graduate school deans discuss the implications for graduate school admissions and retention and the importance of financial literacy.
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.
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.
Youngstown State limits part-timers' hours to avoid requirements of new health care law.
U. of Missouri at Columbia considers becoming the latest institution where shared governance includes those off the tenure track.
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.
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.
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.
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