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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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May 15, 2008
AAUP finds that university unfairly dismissed instructor as she was on the verge of obtaining job security.
April 24, 2008
Religious scholars at Marquette issue a challenge: How can a university be true to Catholic moral teachings and not offer its part timers health insurance?
April 14, 2008

Accreditors have many detailed rules that they expect colleges to meet -- requirements that relate to courses, faculties, facilities, money and more. But what about the use of adjunct faculty members -- an issue that is the subject of increasing debate in higher education? What have the accreditors said or done?

April 8, 2008
Marc Bousquet considers the tensions between adjunct and tenure-track faculty members over efforts that he thinks need a united stance from professors.
March 31, 2008
Most union pacts have little detail on the growing contingent of non-tenure-track professors, but that is starting to change.
March 28, 2008
Colleges where professors have collective bargaining rely more on the tenure track and less on adjuncts, but spend less on academic support, study finds.
March 17, 2008
The two candidates vying for the presidency of the AAUP lack tenure. Marc Bousquet considers what that means.
March 6, 2008
Budget bill for community colleges in Washington State may represent union campaign's first success at shifting positions from part-time to full-time -- and the plan is not embraced by all adjuncts.
January 28, 2008
Federal appeals court rejects Pace University's attempt to exclude new instructors from bargaining unit.
January 22, 2008
Terry Caesar considers the relationship between the traditional role of faculty wife and the role of today's adjunct.

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