Faculty members and students worry they're paying the price for construction projects amid a focus on cutting administrative costs.
Pay and Benefits
Professor pay was up 3.4 percent this year, according to AAUP's annual faculty salary survey.
Non-tenure-track faculty members say they want more convenient, compensated professional development.
One might assume a full-time faculty member at an elite institution would have his or her medical needs, and those of family members, covered. A Twitter campaign suggests that's not always the case.
Adjuncts across the country participate in a national day of action for a living wage. How do their interests align with low-wage workers from outside academe?
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.
Report seeks a broad rethinking of the structure of professors' jobs, with a strong emphasis on academic freedom and equitable treatment, but an openness to radical change.
It's widely acknowledged that adjunct instructors are underpaid, but just how much do they deserve? A new union proposal shocks some, but others say it's appropriate.
How a small group of temporary employees got the U. of Memphis to walk back a plan to kick them off Social Security.
AFT and Freelancers Union announce plan to give those off the tenure track the ability to buy insurance through groups, rather than individually.
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