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Apr 03, 2015
Faculty and staff at Massachusetts's Roxbury Community College protest alleged lack of communication and changes pushed by the institution's president and her administration. 

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April 3, 2015

Faculty and staff at Massachusetts's Roxbury Community College protest alleged lack of communication and changes pushed by the institution's president and her administration. 

March 23, 2015

Adjunct writing instructors argue that current activism focuses too much on what adjuncts lack, rather than what they bring to the composition classroom.

March 5, 2015

Leah Griesmann, who came up with the idea for National Adjunct Walkout Day, isn't hiding her identity anymore. So what does she think about last week's protests, and about what's next for adjunct activism?

October 31, 2014

Appeals court sides with adjunct who says she was fired for speaking out against part-time faculty working conditions.

September 24, 2014

Several legal challenges suggest a key challenge for long-term adjuncts seeking jobs on the tenure track is age discrimination.

September 17, 2014

Mills College adjuncts, fresh from winning a union vote, protest job eliminations and program changes that seemed to kick in just as collective bargaining was won.

August 6, 2014

Adjunct leaders -- even as they push votes on collective bargaining -- are talking about how to maintain engagement with the rank-and-file well into the future.

 

August 5, 2014

At gathering of adjunct leaders, they are urged to strike for better pay and job security – regardless of whether the law permits them to do so.

July 26, 2013

As unionization of those off the tenure track spreads, there are substantial gains in pay and benefits.

June 13, 2013

Cary Nelson warns that MOOCs could lead to erosion of faculty members' intellectual property rights.

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