Adjuncts

Adjuncts
Aug 22, 2016
Colleges hire more minority and female professors, but most jobs filled are adjunct, not tenure track, study finds.

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Archive

January 14, 2016

Wheaton of Illinois is seeking to fire a professor for violating its statement of faith. Conflict draws attention to such statements, and renews debate on whether they are compatible with academic freedom.

December 18, 2015

Adjunct at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota says his contract wasn't renewed and he was fired from a custodial job on campus due to a play prop.

December 17, 2015

Nearly 90 percent of professors at U of Wisconsin System would consider leaving state if tenure were abolished, and majority say it would limit scholarly inquiry, according the results of controversial survey.

December 15, 2015

New England accreditor says it's trying to update its standards, but many adjunct activists fear changes would undercut efforts to protect those off the tenure track.

December 9, 2015

Greenpeace investigation alleges that academic supporters of fossil fuels are willing to pen industry-friendly research for a fee.

December 8, 2015

At the University of Missouri at Columbia, half the faculty don't meet the annual minimum teaching load. Does that matter?

December 4, 2015

Student movements offer countless opportunities for students -- as well as their teachers -- to learn, writes Henry Reichman.

December 2, 2015

Survey of literature and arts professors finds 60 percent see the practice as harmful to academic freedom -- although many favor general descriptions on a syllabus, even as they avoid labeling particular works.

November 17, 2015

AAUP alleges antiunion activity and violations of shared governance at Union County College. Findings could translate to association sanctions.

November 13, 2015

U of Illinois settles with professor unhired for his controversial remarks on Twitter. He'll get cash but not the job he wanted.

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