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Jun 15, 2015
Academics weigh in on the curious case of Rachel Dolezal, a white woman who allegedly passed as a black instructor of African-American studies for five years.

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July 30, 2008
CUNY's faculty union promised big results, but part-time activists want proposed contract rejected and more open debate.
July 23, 2008
Indiana AAUP says adjunct at Ivy Tech lost his job for using supplementary materials when students complained that they couldn't understand the textbook.
July 14, 2008

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger on Thursday signed legislation that raises the limit on how much individual part-time faculty members can work at any one community college from 60 percent to 67 percent of a full-time professor's load.

July 7, 2008
Stephen A. Yoder describes how he responded to "Fred," who never identified himself as having the condition.
June 30, 2008
Richard Dean tells the story of an unusual choice made by a new Ph.D.
June 17, 2008
Phil Ray Jack shares the realities of long-term adjunct status -- and what it means to finally gain a permanent position.
June 11, 2008

Two much-discussed trends in academe -- the adoption of corporate values and the decline in the percentage of faculty jobs that are on the tenure track -- are closely linked and require joint examination. That is the thesis of a new book, The Last Professors: The Corporate University and the Fate of the Humanities, just published by Fordham University Press. Frank Donoghue, the author, is associate professor of English at Ohio State University.

June 6, 2008
When a tenure-track slot opened up, San Francisco State passed over experienced instructor with a Ph.D. (aged 61) for a non-Ph.D. (aged 31). EEOC sees bias -- and sues.
June 3, 2008
Study finds that in much of higher education, collective bargaining hasn’t stopped erosion of tenure-track lines. Community colleges may be different.
May 28, 2008
Valencia program is based on this premise: If community colleges want to help remedial students, and part timers do most of the teaching, programs to improve teaching must reach those instructors.

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