Seeing strength in numbers, adjunct faculty from across the Washington, D.C. region hope to form a metropolitan union to fight for equity in pay, benefits and more.
Pay and Benefits
The Bidens' tax return had non-tenure track instructors wondering how one of their own could be earning $82,000 a year, but it turns out Jill Biden has become an associate professor.
Argosy University cuts pay rate for online adjuncts, giving a rarely seen glimpse at adjunct pay and raising questions about how for-profits stack up on salaries.
Two new efforts are under way to gather salary data on on adjuncts and grad students. Will crowdsourcing have influence when traditional data are missing?
A community college in Michigan will grant tenure or tenure-track status to all full-time faculty, bucking the adjunctification trend in higher ed.
Grand Canyon University hires 98 adjuncts as full-time online professors in an attempt to boost student retention and faculty satisfaction.
Despite an unconventional structure and a public launch in the middle of the economic downturn, Drake U. administrators are hopeful for outcome of $200 million campaign.