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Aug 26, 2015
Northwestern loses second faculty member over alleged censorship of a medical school journal article about a sexual encounter.

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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.

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April 28, 2015

AAUP report on Steven Salaita case at U of Illinois says the institution summarily dismissed him for protected, extramural speech. University could face formal vote of censure.

April 22, 2015

Can work-life balance provisions be successfully integrated into faculty collective bargaining agreements? 

April 21, 2015

Academic labor conference panel discussion focuses on contract provisions for adjuncts that go beyond better pay. Data suggest larger gains for part-timers in bargaining units that are separate from full-time faculty.

April 16, 2015

Adjuncts across the country participate in a national day of action for a living wage. How do their interests align with low-wage workers from outside academe?

April 3, 2015

Faculty and staff at Massachusetts's Roxbury Community College protest alleged lack of communication and changes pushed by the institution's president and her administration. 

April 1, 2015

Massachusetts faculty union fights to enforce a contract cap on part-time faculty, while other adjunct advocates see little value in such efforts.

March 27, 2015

In wake of academic fraud case, Syracuse backs coach, gives A.D. a top administrative job and appeals harshest N.C.A.A. penalties. Is it taking the case seriously enough?

March 26, 2015

Ohio State University faculty members object to a proposed new intellectual property policy they say is too vague and appears to be too broad.

 

March 23, 2015

Adjunct writing instructors argue that current activism focuses too much on what adjuncts lack, rather than what they bring to the composition classroom.

March 11, 2015

Hours before a planned strike over prolonged union contract negotiations, teaching and research assistants"teaching assistants" to avoid repeating words? -sj at N.Y.U. strike a deal that they say includes historic gains. What does it mean for other graduate student workers at private institutions who wish to bargain collectively?

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