Adjuncts

Adjuncts
Apr 17, 2018
Labor Department answers questions about who gets overtime and who doesn't, with online instructors, among others, now no longer eligible.

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August 5, 2014

At gathering of adjunct leaders, they are urged to strike for better pay and job security – regardless of whether the law permits them to do so.

July 29, 2014

New book argues that shared governance is under threat, along with future of American higher education, and professors must take up the fight.

July 23, 2014

SEIU's drive to organize adjuncts seemed to be picking up steam. Why has it faltered in the Twin Cities?

July 21, 2014

Michigan colleges are assigning the hiring and payment of adjuncts to a third-party company. Administrators say it's a win-win, but adjunct advocates say it's a worrisome trend.

July 14, 2014

AFT and Freelancers Union announce plan to give those off the tenure track the ability to buy insurance through groups, rather than individually.

July 11, 2014

Adjuncts protest unexpectedly small paychecks, alleged faculty "blacklist" at Northern New Mexico College.

July 3, 2014

A former adjunct instructor and a student at Central Michigan U. clash over a fake Twitter account.

June 23, 2014

Adjuncts became the majority teaching force haphazardly over many decades, participants at TIAA-CREF symposium say. Now it's time to focus on creating better ways to employ the non-tenured.

June 11, 2014

A university's job ad requiring candidates for adjunct position to have published 25 books set off a frenzy online. Here's what happened.

June 11, 2014

Two Temple U. professors are under fire for allegedly not disclosing in a working paper and in newspaper op-eds that their private prison-friendly research findings were funded in part by the private prison industry.

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