Adjuncts

Adjuncts
Feb 26, 2015
Large-scale walkouts were few during National Adjunct Walkout Day, but dozens of campuses saw protests. Organizers say events brought new attention to poor wages and working conditions for those off the tenure track.

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December 19, 2013

Peter D.G. Brown considers the real winners and real fatalities of the academic workforce.

December 17, 2013

AAUP finds that professor was denied tenure for his role in a conflict between linguistics and TESL faculty, which helped prompt a faculty vote of no confidence in Northeastern Illinois U.'s president and provost.

December 13, 2013

Naropa professor, suspended for not speaking at all, even in class, says he's being punished for speaking out previously about diversity issues.

December 2, 2013

Cathy Trower, closing out 16 years leading a research effort of academic work, shares thoughts on tenure, retirement age, adjunct conditions and more.

 

November 27, 2013

The recent firing of an adjunct professor of political science from Chaffey College shows just how "at will" part-time faculty members' employment really is. 

November 18, 2013

Union seeking collective bargaining for those off the tenure track wants to attract student support by focusing on debt.

November 15, 2013

New study shows employment of part-time faculty doesn't impact student success positively or negatively at community colleges, while institution size and location do.

November 12, 2013

Fed up with unanswered maintenance requests and substandard instructional facilities, some professors are taking a new approach: "shaming" their institutions into action.

November 8, 2013

When it comes to course content, individual instructors -- including adjuncts -- should call the shots, even in multisection courses, AAUP says in a new statement.

October 31, 2013

It's time for adjuncts to talk with their students about what it really means to be off the tenure track.

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