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Aug 26, 2015
Northwestern loses second faculty member over alleged censorship of a medical school journal article about a sexual encounter.

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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.

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March 24, 2009
Weber State didn't expect anyone outside Utah to notice the plan to cut base pay by 7% for those off the tenure track. Then the letters started to arrive.
March 24, 2009
A discipline finds that -- unlike much of higher education -- it is not increasing its reliance on adjuncts, but is seeing the permanent faculty's teaching load go up.
February 24, 2009
New report on “Writing in the 21st Century” calls for new curriculums and pedagogies.
February 20, 2009
Leaders from a variety of institutions and organizations hope to establish advocacy group with sole focus on those off the tenure track.
January 19, 2009
It's time to shift the way contingent faculty members -- and their tenure-track colleagues -- think about their work and how to improve their treatment, writes Steve Street.
January 5, 2009

The recent reports on academic labor by the American Federation of Teachers and Modern Language Association are great news. The great news is not the information the reports present. They offer little that is new or heartening. Instead, they echo what most adjuncts and many academic labor activists already know: Exploitation of contingent academic laborers is growing in scale.

December 30, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO -- How political should the Modern Language Association be?

December 11, 2008
MLA seeks to highlight -- and reverse -- the increasing use of non-tenure-track professors to teach writing and literature.
December 9, 2008
AAUP applies new standards to find North Idaho violated the rights of a long-time part-timer. In that case and another, the colleges say those rights are minimal -- and reject the AAUP's guidelines.
December 3, 2008
Non-tenure-track instructors are used more frequently and in more disciplines (and at lower pay) than is commonly thought, AFT report says.

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