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Aug 31, 2016
Pizza baron's gift to Wayne State business school draws scrutiny over provisions requiring consulting with donors on certain courses and stipulations on what a dean should be paid.

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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. 

 

May 29, 2013

Jason Richwine quit Heritage Foundation amid controversy over his Harvard dissertation on race and IQ. Critics are now raising questions about work by a Michigan State physicist and vice president.

May 22, 2013

While other colleges have cut adjuncts' hours to avoid insurance mandates ahead of the Affordable Care Act taking effect, College of DuPage is offering some adjuncts coverage under a new "lecturer" designation.

May 9, 2013

Florida's newest state university announces it will be the first without the traditional form of job security for academics.

May 7, 2013

As colleges cut hours of part-time instructors, would recommending favorites to nearby institutions be a good reward for them -- or would it simply give the institutions more power over non-tenure-track faculty?

May 6, 2013

Laid-off faculty at NYU's study abroad campus in Italy are raising concerns about a shake-up in the university's adjunct teaching staff and the governance of the site.

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.

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