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April 29, 2013

Some adjuncts are angry over decision by CUNY faculty union to exclude them from voting on resolution about controversial curricular changes.

April 24, 2013

More institutions limit adjuncts' hours in anticipation of federal guidelines, but advocacy groups warn that such moves are premature.

April 15, 2013

Video of instructor at U. of Southern California bashing Republicans in class goes viral and is cited as evidence of liberal indoctrination. But critics don't mention that he was hired as adjunct for program that seeks partisans -- liberals and conservatives alike.

April 8, 2013

Adjuncts and union leaders consider the challenge of organizing workers who have reason to worry that activism could cost them their positions.

April 2, 2013

Florida Atlantic University's handling of public attacks on one of its faculty members featured plenty of doublespeak and not much principle, writes Cary Nelson.

March 26, 2013

Group representing college administrations and group representing non-tenure track faculty offer sharply different views on how to determine whether adjunct faculty members are full-time for the purpose of health care coverage.

March 26, 2013

It's time for higher education leaders to admit that the way they treat those off the tenure track is unethical, and to commit to change, write Adrianna Kezar, David Longanecker and Daniel Maxey.

March 25, 2013

A University of New Hampshire lecturer is dismissed after administrators question medical decisions she made leading a trip to Nicaragua. She says she could have used more support from the institution -- not condemnation.

March 18, 2013

Adjunct at the University of Oregon who was filmed in altercation with student during a demonstration loses his job and is arrested.

March 7, 2013

As New Jersey's community colleges finalize an electronic repository of adjuncts, instructors off the tenure track are pushing back against a system they fear could be used to exploit them.

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