Historians Adopt New Standards for Employing Adjuncts

March 24, 2011

The Organization of American Historians has adopted new standards for the employment of non-tenure-track faculty members, calling for departments to provide them with "clearly stated evaluation procedures," seniority benefits in hiring and pay, health insurance and other benefits, including access to funds for conference travel. On adjunct e-mail lists on Wednesday, the new standards were praised by some, but criticized by others as being too weak and not addressing larger inequities between those on and off the tenure track.

+ -

Expand commentsHide comments  —   Join the conversation!

Opinions on Inside Higher Ed

Inside Higher Ed’s Blog U

Back to Top