Mar 09, 2018
Texas Tech professor who says he was retaliated against for speaking out against tenure as stifling to academic innovation may proceed to trial in his case against the institution, a state appeals court rules.


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February 18, 2014

Push by grad students at UT Austin shows how difficult it can be to define what doctoral support is needed -- and how to get it.

February 11, 2014

Labor board seeks views on how to evaluate whether adjuncts may unionize at religious colleges, and continued role of Yeshiva decision that largely stopped collective bargaining by tenure-track faculty at private institutions.

February 11, 2014

Final IRS rules on employers' responsibility for health insurance requires colleges to credit adjuncts with 2.25 hours of work for each hour they teach; rules don't exempt student employees.

February 10, 2014

Philadelphia's 15,000 adjuncts are being courted by not just one, but two, unions angling for an eventual city-wide contract.

February 5, 2014

The number of non-full-time academics on Australian campuses rises by 17 percent, a figure officials attribute to universities' need for flexibility and financial constraints.

January 29, 2014

New anthology from a longtime adjunct activist Keith Hoeller stresses equality for adjuncts in terms of pay and other benefits, compared to their tenure-line colleagues.

January 28, 2014

Campus reviewers and agencies' standards need to pay more attention to adjunct faculty issues in the accreditation process, a new report asserts.

January 24, 2014

A new report on the impact of adjunct labor marks a new level of interest in Washington about the changing nature of the higher education workforce.

January 20, 2014

U. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill stops researcher from discussing her controversial findings on literacy of athletes.

January 16, 2014

One longtime philosophy adjunct comes to terms with academic job market -- on his own terms.


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