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One might assume a full-time faculty member at an elite institution would have his or her medical needs, and those of family members, covered. A Twitter campaign suggests that's not always the case.

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.

Archive

July 12, 2006
Citing academic freedom, Wisconsin provost upholds hiring of instructor who says the United States masterminded 9/11 attacks.
July 3, 2006
Wisconsin orders inquiry after instructor shares controversial views on radio show, and suggests he will include them in class.
June 15, 2006
Adjunct professor at Brigham Young loses his job for publicly contradicting views of church leaders.
June 13, 2006
Online program allows colleges to help part-timers prepare for an array of classroom issues.
May 11, 2006
Adjuncts at 2 California community colleges push for union separate from full-time professors, reflecting a growing divide nationally.
April 27, 2006
Terry Caesar considers one of the trends in higher ed -- and what it says about the state of teaching.
April 25, 2006
After a rough classroom session, Amy L. Wink reflects on how to reassure her students and herself.
March 6, 2006

For some time now, large gatherings of faculty members have included a session about adjuncts. Those frustrated at being kept off of the tenure track would hear the latest data on the shrinking pool of tenure-track jobs and attendees would trade horror stories about the use and abuse of part-timers. And then the meeting would get back to its regular agenda.

February 24, 2006
KC Johnson writes that collective bargaining is not the answer to the problems facing faculty members and graduate students.
February 17, 2006
Shari Wilson examines the impact of having no job security on adjuncts and their institutions.

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