Adjuncts

Adjuncts
Jul 25, 2018
The Charles Koch Foundation pledges to make future grant terms public, but critics still want to know more about past agreements -- specifically whether they allowed the foundation a role in faculty hiring or curricular decisions.

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"Evolving Faculty Careers" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand booklet.

The compilation of articles can be downloaded, free, here.

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August 7, 2017

The system at too many colleges is stuck in a cycle of insisting that some work is lower value than other work, then using the fact that it abuses the people who do that work as proof of its low value, argues Seth Kahn.

July 25, 2017

Article sparks new round of criticism of the costs associated with academic conferences.

July 19, 2017

Cal State Fullerton reinstates part-time professor after arbitrator finds no evidence that he attempted to hit a student at a pro-Trump event, as was alleged when he was fired by the university.

July 12, 2017

Historian alleges coordinated criticism of her latest book, which is critical of radical right, from many who have received Koch funding.

July 10, 2017

CUNY’s faculty union is starting to see returns on a major push of six-year contract battle: three-year appointments for long-serving adjuncts.

June 30, 2017

Deciding to unionize alongside part-timers could have backfired on Notre Dame de Namur’s tenured and tenure-track faculty members. Here’s how it didn’t.

June 27, 2017

Trinity College in Connecticut places Johnny Eric Williams on leave over controversial comments about race. Faculty groups say college is undermining academic freedom.

June 26, 2017

Professors are often lightning rods, but many see a new menace to academic freedom in recent physical threats against faculty members who speak out on race and other issues.

June 23, 2017

Decision by the American Society for Microbiology to scale back number of small conferences highlights pressures on the economics of scholarly gatherings.

June 22, 2017

Two more professors -- one at Trinity of Connecticut and one at Syracuse -- find themselves the target of physical threats and harassment.

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