Connecticut State U professors say proposals for their new union contract, including the transfer of tenured faculty members to another university and expanding the grounds for dismissing tenured professors, read like an attack on their rights.
Non-tenure-track faculty members say they want more convenient, compensated professional development.
Duquesne U. adjuncts are angry over what they see as a thinly-veiled threat not to rehire those colleagues involved in a long-running union drive.
Adjuncts at one California college recently won a contract provision that they believe will help them receive benefits during months they don't have teaching positions.
Association's annual meeting on academic freedom issues features a debate on whether Steven Salaita's rights were violated and consensus that Wisconsin politicians are undermining their university system.
Can work-life balance provisions be successfully integrated into faculty collective bargaining agreements?
Academic labor conference panel discussion focuses on contract provisions for adjuncts that go beyond better pay. Data suggest larger gains for part-timers in bargaining units that are separate from full-time faculty.
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.
Massachusetts faculty union fights to enforce a contract cap on part-time faculty, while other adjunct advocates see little value in such efforts.
In wake of academic fraud case, Syracuse backs coach, gives A.D. a top administrative job and appeals harshest N.C.A.A. penalties. Is it taking the case seriously enough?
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