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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"Faculty Salaries" is Inside Higher Ed's latest print-on-demand compilation of articles.

It contains a report on the annual faculty compensation survey from the American Association of University Professors and explores such topics as gender and racial pay gaps and adjunct unionization.

This compilation is free and you may download a copy here.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Thursday, August 20, at 2 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet.

The publication of this booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Academic Partnerships.

Archive

February 13, 2013

Campaign for the Future of Higher Education asks faculty to present new models for funding higher education.

February 8, 2013

A university librarian finds himself sued for questioning the quality of an academic press.

February 6, 2013

Some adjuncts are asking students not to address them as "professor."

January 30, 2013

While some see collective bargaining as a key for those off the tenure track, others develop strategies for states that are hostile to unions or ban them at public institutions.

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.

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