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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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September 17, 2014

Mills College adjuncts, fresh from winning a union vote, protest job eliminations and program changes that seemed to kick in just as collective bargaining was won.

September 10, 2014

In his first public remarks since losing his job offer, controversial scholar says he still wants to teach at U. of Illinois.

September 9, 2014

As Berkeley chancellor joins those calling for more civility in academe, faculty critics see an attack on academic freedom.

September 8, 2014

Eight of 10 college athletes don't think participating in paid fantasy sports leagues is a violation of NCAA rules. They're wrong.

August 15, 2014

In the backlash over Cary Nelson backing the U. of Illinois for denying a job to a controversial scholar, no one is more surprised at the outrage than Cary Nelson.

August 6, 2014

Adjunct leaders -- even as they push votes on collective bargaining -- are talking about how to maintain engagement with the rank-and-file well into the future.

 

August 5, 2014

At gathering of adjunct leaders, they are urged to strike for better pay and job security – regardless of whether the law permits them to do so.

July 29, 2014

New book argues that shared governance is under threat, along with future of American higher education, and professors must take up the fight.

July 23, 2014

SEIU's drive to organize adjuncts seemed to be picking up steam. Why has it faltered in the Twin Cities?

July 21, 2014

Michigan colleges are assigning the hiring and payment of adjuncts to a third-party company. Administrators say it's a win-win, but adjunct advocates say it's a worrisome trend.

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