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May 10, 2018
AAUP says University of Nebraska-Lincoln violated Courtney Lawton's academic freedom when it ended her teaching appointment over a high-profile political dispute on campus.

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August 8, 2007

At a time that many professors fear that administrators don't value tenure, the headline on Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Web site seems like something that would draw applause: "Rensselaer to Review Faculty Governance to Strengthen Role of Tenured, Tenure-Track Faculty."

July 9, 2007
A faculty member tries to organize a fund for adjuncts with health-care costs, and ends up out of a job.
June 27, 2007
New research identifies the types of institutions most likely to employ part-time professors.
June 26, 2007
Shutdown of college will leave all of university's other campuses without tenure. What does that shift mean?
June 7, 2007
In podcast interview, Cary Nelson discusses plans to define academic freedom in the classroom, the Ward Churchill controversy and the Spellings Commission.
May 3, 2007
Budget in Washington State narrows the pay gap between those on and off the tenure track.
April 24, 2007
Emmanuel College dumps instructor -- setting off debate over academic freedom, due process and profanity.
April 18, 2007
Contingent labor is here to stay, Bob Zemsky argues, but instead of organizing, part timers should incorporate.
April 13, 2007

Bastyr University violated the academic freedom of three faculty members when their contracts were not renewed, by failing to have adequate grievance procedures, and by failing to provide tenure or any meaningful job security, according to an investigation by the American Association of University Professors.

April 2, 2007
AFT seeks to reshape the debate about a core value by emphasizing issues of job security, or lack thereof, for adjuncts.

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