Faculty

Separate and Unequal

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The plight of the faculty's invisible majority -- adjuncts -- takes center stage at collective bargaining conference.

The 'Inside Job' Effect

Many American economists have been stung by their failure to anticipate the financial meltdown of 2008, dogged by persistent suggestions of conflicts of interest -- that they were working for financial industries that they said were healthier than turned out to be true. In a notable break from the past, the pre-eminent professional society for the discipline is moving ahead with plans to examine ethical practices in the field.

Faculty No Longer

Librarians at a Texas community college district chafe as new hires are deemed professional staff instead of faculty.

Do Adjunct Votes Count?

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Massachusetts union debates whether part-timers -- who are in the majority by far -- should get full vote in electing leaders.

When Bitter Bargaining Bleeds Over

After years of frustrating contract negotiations, president of U. of New Hampshire receives vote of "no confidence" -- but from union, not faculty senate.

Nevada Professors See Tenure Threat

Administrators could -- under a new code -- scuttle academic programs and tenured positions because of “adverse financial conditions.”

Circular Firing Squad

Amid tough times for labor, intra-union strife besets graduate students in California.

Exercising Only Their Minds

Study finds that, when it comes to physical activity, assistant professors are too often "letting themselves go."

Wrong Kind of Accountability?

Texas faculty members chafe at regents’ "overly simplistic" tools to measure them.

After the Review

U. of Missouri-St. Louis deems controversial video of labor management class to be ‘highly distorted.’

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