Pay and Benefits

Pay and Benefits
Apr 11, 2017
Compensation survey from AAUP says faculty salaries are up slightly year over year, but institutional budgets continue to be balanced “on the backs” of adjuncts and out-of-state students.

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February 9, 2015

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.

January 13, 2015

How a small group of temporary employees got the U. of Memphis to walk back a plan to kick them off Social Security.

July 14, 2014

AFT and Freelancers Union announce plan to give those off the tenure track the ability to buy insurance through groups, rather than individually.

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.

August 22, 2013

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

August 12, 2013

Nevada faculty members want to know why the state is restoring bonus pay for some while requiring all professors to take 6 days of unpaid leave a year.

July 29, 2013

Penn State angered faculty when it mandated biometric tests for those on health insurance. Now it's charging extra to those who use tobacco. Faculty members -- including those who don't smoke -- are furious.

February 6, 2013

Some adjuncts are asking students not to address them as "professor."

January 24, 2013

Male faculty members don't take paid parental leave as often as critics assert, even when their spouses also work.

January 18, 2013

Part-time faculty at a Michigan community college bridge the longer-than-usual gap between paychecks with a food drive supported by other campus faculty.

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