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Nov 21, 2016
Rutgers places adjunct on leave for Twitter comments that he says were modeled on (and a critique of) the pro-gun rhetoric of the president-elect -- and that he says never should have been taken literally.

Booklets

"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.

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Archive

September 14, 2009

When critics question the validity of the calculations U.S. News & World Report uses to rank colleges, one answer the editors of the magazine have given is to note that it publishes not only the total rank, but also data on how colleges perform in the various categories that go into the rankings. So a prospective student who cares more about faculty resources or competitiveness or any other factor can see how colleges do there, and judge accordingly.

September 10, 2009

Like most of us who work in higher education, I really don’t have the time, or the courage, to be an activist for adjunct faculty rights. But I’m making the time and I’m summoning the courage because I’m not only an adjunct; I’m a parent and a citizen who is concerned — indeed, afraid — for the future of higher education.

September 9, 2009
It's Learning, which has many university clients in Europe, looks to grab a share of the U.S. market by stressing ease of use, individual learning plans.
September 3, 2009

Everyone knows that adjuncts and graduate assistants do a lot of the teaching these days, right? Well, maybe not everyone.

August 25, 2009
Adjunct leader who spoke out about untruthful benefit forms found that after winning a battle, he lost his courses. But things turned around when he spoke out again.
August 18, 2009
When a university and its alumni association get in a fight, it may be dangerous to be off the tenure track, and an active alumnus.
August 11, 2009
Michigan community college's discussion of arrangement with company that would allow institution to end contributions to state retirement fund for part-time faculty alarms advocates for those off the tenure track.
July 17, 2009
California State is in for dramatic budget cuts no matter what. The extent of layoffs, however, will be determined by a union vote that could pit full professors against part-timers.
July 6, 2009
Ohio community college president admits he is getting rid of English professor, who happens to be critic, in violation of union contract, and ending job of adjunct because he does not like his criticism either.
June 15, 2009
In two cases, and another in which censure was lifted, focus was treatment of adjuncts. Association also drafts policies to call for more protections for graduate students.

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