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Adjuncts
Jul 28, 2015
One might assume a full-time faculty member at an elite institution would have his or her medical needs, and those of family members, covered. A Twitter campaign suggests that's not always the case.

Booklets

"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.

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November 10, 2011

Despite an unconventional structure and a public launch in the middle of the economic downturn, Drake U. administrators are hopeful for outcome of $200 million campaign.

November 8, 2011

Voters reject legislation that made collective bargaining impossible for most professors.

October 27, 2011

Faculty unions in Ohio are locked in a battle for survival as they attempt to repeal a law that limits collective bargaining rights for their members.

October 20, 2011

A dean at William & Mary sends out an e-mail to faculty members asking them not to use the word "retard."

September 16, 2011
State board approves joint bargaining unit for tenure-track and adjunct professors, but administration vows to go to court to block a single chapter.
July 13, 2011

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.

June 28, 2011
As adjunct numbers grow, campus lawyers must be prepared to deal with their demands when negotiating contracts, two lawyers told their peers.
June 17, 2011
Citing concerns about educational quality, a faculty union in Washington State refuses to budge from practice of adding full-time slots.
June 2, 2011
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.
May 24, 2011
Unhappy with how their leaders are chosen, adjuncts at California community college lead bid to decertify union and start a new one.

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