Adjuncts

Adjuncts
Jan 15, 2016
Northeastern is latest university where first contract with adjunct union has included substantial salary increases and other key benefits -- such as payments for classes that colleges cancel.

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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.

The publication of this booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Academic Partnerships.

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August 25, 2008
Fort Hays sees incident reflecting larger problems in college debate -- but organizers of competitions say allegations are unfair.
August 11, 2008

It was just a tidbit of information, offered toward the end of a presentation slotted in that sleepy, after-lunch-at-a-jampacked-conference hour. But the nature of the tidbit caught the audience’s attention: On average, full-time faculty members at the University of New Mexico’s Gallup campus were being subsidized to the tune of $10,554 apiece.

August 11, 2008
As activists gather from across North America, they point to breakthrough contracts -- but face tensions over unions' role and how to best make their case.
August 7, 2008
New business announces plan to charge $395 for a process that could assure teaching quality to prospective employers.
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.

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.

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