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February 2, 2011

When the Faculty Senate at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute voted, in spring 2006, to widen its membership to include contingent faculty, it set in motion a series of events that left the senate in a state of limbo and shredded the notion of shared governance, according to a report released Wednesday by the American Association of University Professors, which was based on an investigation by the national group.

January 28, 2011

An adjunct teaching the Middle East is yanked from a course at Brooklyn College, with very different interpretations as to why.

January 21, 2011

Professors at public universities worry that a combination of economic anxiety, anti-union sentiment and frustration over rising college costs will make them and their institutions targets for populist anger.

January 20, 2011

If part-time faculty members assembled the equivalent course duties of a full-time job at a Pennsylvania community college, they still would earn only about $25,000 a year -- below state levels at which a family of four would be eligible for public assistance.

January 11, 2011

NLRB ruling backs collective bargaining at Manhattan, rejecting claims that unionization would infringe on its religious identity.

December 14, 2010

Penn State professors move to give more leeway to faculty members dealing with controversial issues. 

December 14, 2010

Penn State professors move to give more leeway to faculty members dealing with controversial issues.

December 9, 2010

It's time for a national organization, focused exclusively on collective bargaining for those off the tenure track, writes Keith Hoeller.

November 12, 2010

A 1980 Supreme Court decision largely blocked the unionization of faculty members at private colleges and universities, based on the idea that they had so much power that they effectively were part of management.

November 3, 2010

The State University of New York at Binghamton announced last week that it had agreed to a $1.2 million settlement that will lead to the departure of its suspended men's basketball coach, Kevin Broadus. Under Broadus, the basketball program achieved athletic success but found itself in the middle of a controversy over the admission of academically unprepared athletes and numerous arrests of players.

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