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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October 18, 2013

Several professors recently have come under fire for communications with students they intended to remain private. But little is private in the Internet age, experts say.

October 16, 2013

A new paper from the Delphi Project argues that some key ways colleges can support adjunct faculty don't cost anything, despite administrators' assertions that they can't afford to improve working conditions.

October 15, 2013

A recent debate over overtime pay in California reflects just one of the many policies and practices that keep pay and opportunity low for those off the tenure track, write Jack Longmate and Keith Hoeller.

September 27, 2013

Successful organizing drive by Tufts adjuncts is part of "metro" strategy being pushed in Boston area and elsewhere.

September 25, 2013

Recent sanctions by colleges against faculty members have some calling for renewed discussion of when a professor should and shouldn't be removed from duty.

September 23, 2013

A new, much discussed comparison of student learning from non-tenure-track and tenure-track instructors downplayed its limitations and has been widely misunderstood, writes Edward Kazarian.

September 19, 2013

Adjuncts across the country share a newspaper column about the death of a longtime, penniless Duquesne U. instructor who they say illustrates the plight of part-time faculty.

September 12, 2013

At U. of Oregon, some professors fear that administrators are using contract negotiations to undercut academic freedom rights.

 

September 9, 2013

Students at major research university learn more when their instructors are off the tenure track than when they are on it, new study finds.

August 22, 2013

Adjuncts have widely been subjected to course load caps ahead of the Affordable Care Act. Could graduate students be next?

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