Scott McLemee reviews a new biography on the scholar Stanley Fish, who, if he wrote a book of career advice, could title it The Art of the Deal.
Multiyear contracts and better wages go only so far in helping adjuncts, writes Michael Bérubé. And the current tenure system won't be opened up to them, so he argues that it's time for a new kind of tenure.
One longtime philosophy adjunct comes to terms with academic job market -- on his own terms.
Florida Atlantic University's handling of public attacks on one of its faculty members featured plenty of doublespeak and not much principle, writes Cary Nelson.
It's time for higher education leaders to admit that the way they treat those off the tenure track is unethical, and to commit to change, write Adrianna Kezar, David Longanecker and Daniel Maxey.
Appeals court says University of Toledo had right to fire human resources director for op-ed questioning legitimacy of gay rights.
It's time to rethink the role of professors in a way that focuses on student learning and moves past the divide between those on and off the tenure track, write Adrianna Kezar, Susan Albertine and Dan Maxey.