Adjuncts

Adjuncts
Jan 15, 2016
Northeastern is latest university where first contract with adjunct union has included substantial salary increases and other key benefits -- such as payments for classes that colleges cancel.

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"Faculty Salaries" is Inside Higher Ed's latest print-on-demand compilation of articles.

It contains a report on the annual faculty compensation survey from the American Association of University Professors and explores such topics as gender and racial pay gaps and adjunct unionization.

This compilation is free and you may download a copy here.

And you may sign up here for a free webinar on Thursday, August 20, at 2 p.m. Eastern about the themes of the booklet.

The publication of this booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Academic Partnerships.

Archive

April 27, 2011
Massachusetts union debates whether part-timers -- who are in the majority by far -- should get full vote in electing leaders.
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.

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