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Aug 26, 2015
Northwestern loses second faculty member over alleged censorship of a medical school journal article about a sexual encounter.

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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.

Archive

August 3, 2006
Data show long-term growth of part-time faculty slots, administrative jobs outpacing instructor posts, and boom in for-profit sector.
July 31, 2006
Being a temp reminds Shari Wilson of any number of aspects of life as an adjunct.
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.

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