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.
Union seeking collective bargaining for those off the tenure track wants to attract student support by focusing on debt.
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.
Fed up with unanswered maintenance requests and substandard instructional facilities, some professors are taking a new approach: "shaming" their institutions into action.
When it comes to course content, individual instructors -- including adjuncts -- should call the shots, even in multisection courses, AAUP says in a new statement.
It's time for adjuncts to talk with their students about what it really means to be off the tenure track.
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.
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.
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.
Successful organizing drive by Tufts adjuncts is part of "metro" strategy being pushed in Boston area and elsewhere.
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