Faculty and graduate students say Columbia U. is forcing out respected longtime scholars because they aren't able to raise 80 percent of their salary costs in grants.
While some colleges are studying the possibility of restoring adjuncts' sections in the wake of guidance from the IRS, they aren't moving yet.
Faculty at the U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are divided over a unionization drive, and watching stalled negotiations at university's Chicago campus.
Push by grad students at UT Austin shows how difficult it can be to define what doctoral support is needed -- and how to get it.
Labor board seeks views on how to evaluate whether adjuncts may unionize at religious colleges, and continued role of Yeshiva decision that largely stopped collective bargaining by tenure-track faculty at private institutions.
Final IRS rules on employers' responsibility for health insurance requires colleges to credit adjuncts with 2.25 hours of work for each hour they teach; rules don't exempt student employees.
Philadelphia's 15,000 adjuncts are being courted by not just one, but two, unions angling for an eventual city-wide contract.
The number of non-full-time academics on Australian campuses rises by 17 percent, a figure officials attribute to universities' need for flexibility and financial constraints.
New anthology from a longtime adjunct activist Keith Hoeller stresses equality for adjuncts in terms of pay and other benefits, compared to their tenure-line colleagues.
Campus reviewers and agencies' standards need to pay more attention to adjunct faculty issues in the accreditation process, a new report asserts.
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