State board approves joint bargaining unit for tenure-track and adjunct professors, but administration vows to go to court to block a single chapter.
A state judge ruled Tuesday that the University of Illinois at Chicago does not have the right to block a faculty union from representing both those on the tenure track and adjuncts.
As adjunct numbers grow, campus lawyers must be prepared to deal with their demands when negotiating contracts, two lawyers told their peers.
Citing concerns about educational quality, a faculty union in Washington State refuses to budge from practice of adding full-time slots.
NLRB's Chicago office finds that St. Xavier University isn't religious enough to bar a union for those who teach off the tenure track.
Unhappy with how their leaders are chosen, adjuncts at California community college lead bid to decertify union and start a new one.
U. of Illinois challenges union victory and infuriates faculty leaders by saying that state law bars common unit for those on and off the tenure track.
When the U. of Texas released data on every faculty member, the focus was on stars at Austin. Harvest Moon writes about being in the report as an adjunct.
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