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Jun 15, 2015
Academics weigh in on the curious case of Rachel Dolezal, a white woman who allegedly passed as a black instructor of African-American studies for five years.

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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.

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.

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