Like most of us who work in higher education, I really don’t have the time, or the courage, to be an activist for adjunct faculty rights. But I’m making the time and I’m summoning the courage because I’m not only an adjunct; I’m a parent and a citizen who is concerned — indeed, afraid — for the future of higher education.
It's Learning, which has many university clients in Europe, looks to grab a share of the U.S. market by stressing ease of use, individual learning plans.
Everyone knows that adjuncts and graduate assistants do a lot of the teaching these days, right? Well, maybe not everyone.
Adjunct leader who spoke out about untruthful benefit forms found that after winning a battle, he lost his courses. But things turned around when he spoke out again.
When a university and its alumni association get in a fight, it may be dangerous to be off the tenure track, and an active alumnus.
Michigan community college's discussion of arrangement with company that would allow institution to end contributions to state retirement fund for part-time faculty alarms advocates for those off the tenure track.
California State is in for dramatic budget cuts no matter what. The extent of layoffs, however, will be determined by a union vote that could pit full professors against part-timers.
Ohio community college president admits he is getting rid of English professor, who happens to be critic, in violation of union contract, and ending job of adjunct because he does not like his criticism either.
In two cases, and another in which censure was lifted, focus was treatment of adjuncts. Association also drafts policies to call for more protections for graduate students.
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