Adjuncts

Adjuncts
Jan 15, 2016
Northeastern is latest university where first contract with adjunct union has included substantial salary increases and other key benefits -- such as payments for classes that colleges cancel.

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July 29, 2013

Penn State angered faculty when it mandated biometric tests for those on health insurance. Now it's charging extra to those who use tobacco. Faculty members -- including those who don't smoke -- are furious.

July 26, 2013

As unionization of those off the tenure track spreads, there are substantial gains in pay and benefits.

July 8, 2013

Eastman Chemical's lawsuit raises issues about academic and corporate research and conflicts of interest.

July 5, 2013

Surprising delay of key provision of Affordable Care Act gives colleges more time to plan and -- perhaps -- to get clarity from the IRS. But those that imposed caps on non-tenure-track faculty aren't lifting them, at least not yet.

July 3, 2013

Could delay in health coverage requirement change the way many colleges have been limiting adjunct hours?

June 14, 2013

Collegiality is a sticky subject when it comes to personnel decisions. But some argue that a well-defined notion of collegiality could make for better department dynamics in the long run.

June 14, 2013

Leading professors in Middle Eastern studies are stunned by Georgetown scholar's tenure denial. Some blame Middle Eastern politics and others blame the politics of political science.

June 13, 2013

Cary Nelson warns that MOOCs could lead to erosion of faculty members' intellectual property rights.

June 12, 2013

NLRB official, rejecting stance of Pacific Lutheran U., says non-tenure-track faculty members have right to vote on collective bargaining.

June 10, 2013

New Russian law requiring NGOs to register as "foreign agents" if they receive funding from foreign sources and are engaged in "political activity" threatens closure of an independent polling agency and raises concerns about climate for scholarly collaborations. 

 

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