Adjuncts

Adjuncts
Oct 12, 2018
About three-quarters of all faculty positions are off the tenure track, according to new AAUP analysis. While many now work on multiyear contracts, their academic freedom remains of concern.

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May 11, 2006
Adjuncts at 2 California community colleges push for union separate from full-time professors, reflecting a growing divide nationally.
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.
January 27, 2006
AAUP’s “Boston experiment” garners another success, say organizers.
January 19, 2006
Collective bargaining at Syracuse U. represents a growing movement, say organizers.
January 16, 2006

The strange story of Jacques Pluss just got stranger.

January 13, 2006
Dispute over collective bargaining for part-time faculty members appears likely to head to court.
December 30, 2005
MLA delegates take stands against Academic Bill of Rights but moderate their views a bit for public consumption.
December 28, 2005
Professors choose terms -- mostly bleak ones -- to describe higher ed’s fiscal situation.
November 30, 2005
Author of "Reclaiming the Ivory Tower" offers his views on activism and collective bargaining for contingent faculty members.

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