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May 15, 2015
New book proposes teaching-intensive tenure track to address what it calls the "real" crisis in the humanities.

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November 25, 2014

Union activity can lead to gains for adjuncts even when drives stall, fail or just loom.

November 19, 2014

Study says research productivity among recent Ph.D.s drops off precipitously for all but the top-performing graduates, especially of the high-ranked departments. Why? 

November 14, 2014

U. of Illinois board issues statement creating a path for James Kilgore -- who served prison time for his activities with the Symbionese Liberation Army -- to resume teaching.

November 13, 2014

Survey of undergraduate instructors suggests increased attention on student-centered teaching and ongoing concerns about diversity and adjunct working conditions. 

November 10, 2014

A faculty report, obtained by Inside Higher Ed, endorses reappointment of adjunct James Kilgore, who was barred from further teaching at the U. of Illinois despite strong record -- after word spread of his past with Symbionese Liberation Army. Will trustees, under fire over academic freedom issues, accept the findings?

 

November 7, 2014

Panel criticizes American Studies Association's year-old academic boycott of Israel at body's annual meeting. And the panelists in turn are criticized.

October 31, 2014

Appeals court sides with adjunct who says she was fired for speaking out against part-time faculty working conditions.

October 28, 2014

Adjuncts at Tufts say their first union contract, which includes significant pay and job security gains and a right to be interviewed for full-time positions, could be a model for new unions in negotiations elsewhere.

 

October 3, 2014

As deadline to call for an unlikely vote to override NCAA governance shift approaches, many question whether the five wealthiest sports conferences' newfound authority will lead to any major changes.

October 3, 2014

New books on academic freedom and free speech argue that the most serious threats to academic freedom and free speech are coming from within higher education.

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