Adjuncts

Adjuncts
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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April 11, 2016

Professor pay was up 3.4 percent this year, according to AAUP's annual faculty salary survey.

April 6, 2016

New study suggests that narcissistic business students thrive under narcissistic professors, while less narcissistic students suffer, to the detriment of all.

March 28, 2016

NLRB rules that college paying adjuncts based on credit hours was required to negotiate with union before cutting the credit hours (and effectively cutting adjunct pay) of some courses.

March 25, 2016

Congressional inquiry seeks the names and identities of academics, including graduate students, prompting criticism from scholars who say the probe is more about intimidation than information.

March 23, 2016

Scott McLemee reviews a new biography on the scholar Stanley Fish, who, if he wrote a book of career advice, could title it The Art of the Deal.

March 22, 2016

Governors State U, with many at-risk students, and without much money, opts to fill freshman program course sections with full-time faculty members only.

March 17, 2016

New paper argues that colleges can't afford to improve the pay and working conditions of those off the tenure track. Activists slam the analysis.

March 11, 2016

U of Wisconsin System Board of Regents approves new tenure policies, rejecting a series of proposals that professors said would have protected some of their rights.

March 7, 2016

Oberlin releases statements that seem to contradict its earlier position defending the right of a controversial professor, Joy Karega, to say what she wants on social media.

March 1, 2016

Academic freedom is supposed to protect unpopular views. A case involving an Oberlin professor who claimed that ISIS is really the CIA and Mossad asks whether that freedom extends to falsehoods.

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