Adjuncts

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New book proposes teaching-intensive tenure track to address what it calls the "real" crisis in the humanities.

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April 25, 2011
Based on their faith, Roman Catholic colleges should not oppose the unionization of adjuncts, writes Paul Dinter.
April 21, 2011
Librarians at a Texas community college district chafe as new hires are deemed professional staff instead of faculty.
April 13, 2011
The plight of the faculty's invisible majority -- adjuncts -- takes center stage at collective bargaining conference.
April 4, 2011
Higher education union leaders vow to fight on, despite crushing losses in states.
March 29, 2011
In the Basement of the Ivory Tower describes the realities of teaching writing as an adjunct to poorly prepared students -- and questions whether many of them should be in college.
February 28, 2011
A community college's solution for reliance on adjuncts? Posts with job security for a year, a 7-7 course load, and no chance at tenure. Faculty unions split on the idea.
February 28, 2011
Chestnut Hill, a Catholic institution, removes courses from adjunct, citing his relationship with a man.
February 17, 2011
Adjuncts at Columbia College Chicago say that administration's replacement of 100 long-serving instructors, without explanation, is an act of 'war' on their union.
February 10, 2011
Furor over outspoken adjunct's testimony in Washington highlights rift between tenured and contingent faculty.
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.

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