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  1. TIAA-CREF survey reveals adjuncts' concerns about having enough savings in retirement

    that contract negotiations at the many campuses that have seen successful adjunct union drives in recent months ...

    Colleen Flaherty - Jun 25 2015

  2. Supreme Court takes case that could threaten financing of most faculty unions

    effectively make union membership dues optional for public employees. The vast majority of faculty members who are represented by unions are in public higher education, and such a shift could be devastating to the financing of their unions. Currently the norm for faculty unions is that if they win a vote to represent a bargaining ...

    Scott Jaschik - Jul 1 2015

  3. Adjuncts in Massachusetts Can Earn Sick Time Benefits

    Regulations issued for a new law in Massachusetts will make it possible for adjunct faculty members in the state to earn sick time, a right they didn't previously have. While a state law in theory provided the right, the adjuncts needed (and obtained) regulations from the state ...

    Scott Jaschik - Jul 2 2015

  4. Trinity Washington U Adjuncts Form Union

    and the union says 90 percent of the adjuncts in the city -- at five other universities -- are now affiliated ...

    Colleen Flaherty - Jun 8 2015

  5. NLRB Office: Duquesne U Adjuncts May Form Union

    that Pacific Lutheran adjuncts could form a union affiliated with Service Employees International Union, since ...

    Colleen Flaherty - Jun 8 2015

  6. Veto for Hawaii Bill Permitting Grad Student Unions

    Hawaii Governor David Ige, a Democrat, on Monday announced that he would veto legislation that would permit graduate students in the University of Hawaii System to unionize. In a statement, he said: “Our administration appreciates the contributions graduate students make throughout ...

    Scott Jaschik - Jun 30 2015

  7. Atlantic Union College Attempts to Revive Itself

    Atlantic Union College, which suspended operations in 2011 due to a financial problems and a loss of accreditation, is planning to again admit students into some programs, The Worcester Telegram reported. The Seventh-day Adventist college in Massachusetts has received help from its church ...

    Scott Jaschik - Jun 29 2015

  8. Survey finds academics in Ireland believe their working conditions have deteriorated

    the study, commissioned by Ireland’s two teaching trade unions. Seventy-two per cent of almost 1,200 ...

    Jack Grove for Times Higher Education - Jul 2 2015

  9. Siena College Adjuncts Vote to Form Union

    affiliated with Service Employees International Union, they announced Wednesday. The vote was 86 to 27 among adjuncts and 16 to 5 among visiting professors. Siena is the second New York campus in a week to approve an SEIU-affiliated adjunct union, after Ithaca College. Both drives are part of SEIU’s Adjunct Action campaign ...

    Colleen Flaherty - Jun 4 2015

  10. NLRB Office: Saint Xavier Adjuncts May Count Union Votes

    A local National Labor Relations Board office decided this week that adjuncts at Saint Xavier University may count their union election votes. The count was halted four years ago after ...

    Colleen Flaherty - Jun 3 2015

  11. AAUP censures four institutions, calls out others

    WASHINGTON -- The American Association of University Professors voted Saturday to censure the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and three other institutions, while protesting planned changes -- pushed by Republican lawmakers -- to tenure a ...

    Colleen Flaherty - Jun 15 2015

  12. Ithaca College Adjuncts Form Union

    bargaining units as part of the union’s national Adjunct Action campaign. Thomas Rochon, Ithaca’s president, ...

    Colleen Flaherty - May 29 2015

  13. An Open Letter to the President of St. Bridget College

    - especially our adjunct faculty - access to permanent offices).   I have no doubt that you ...

    Joshua Kim - Jun 28 2015

  14. UC Irvine experiments with a new graduate degree and postdoc hybrid program

    is a fellowship to complete one’s dissertation. Successful new Ph.D.s are offered assistant adjunct professorships ...

    Colleen Flaherty - Jun 23 2015

  15. Essay on mistakes that derail good candidates from becoming college administrators

    unions were described in the job profile. There is no such thing as too much research in advance, ...

    Lucy Leske - Jun 22 2015

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