Adjuncts

Adjuncts
Nov 21, 2016
Rutgers places adjunct on leave for Twitter comments that he says were modeled on (and a critique of) the pro-gun rhetoric of the president-elect -- and that he says never should have been taken literally.

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Archive

May 6, 2016

New paper suggests researchers who are more open to other disciplines and worldviews produce higher-quality research. 

May 5, 2016

George Mason Faculty Senate, citing provisions that professors say give inappropriate influence to donors, asks institution to hold off on renaming law school after the late Antonin Scalia under Charles Koch-funded agreement.

April 26, 2016

Illinois governor's pick for state higher education board questions the way academic freedom is defined, the need to defend faculty rights and scientific consensus on evolution.

April 21, 2016

Tiffany Kraft is fed up with her job and wants to explain the importance of not being an adjunct.

April 20, 2016

Adjunct union protests working conditions and stalled contract negotiations with fake job pamphlet.

April 14, 2016

Group of scholars want a political theology blog post arguing that some leftists sympathize with jihad taken down, but the blog's editors say they're baffled by the demand.

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.

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