Revolt in the Adjunct Ranks

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CUNY's faculty union promised big results, but part-time activists want proposed contract rejected and more open debate.

AAUP Turns to Scholar of Higher Education

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Faculty group turns to professor who studies professors and their working conditions as its next general secretary. Plus a podcast interview with Gary Rhoades.

AFT and AAUP Announce Joint Organizing Campaign

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Faculty and staff at public research universities will be the focus of drive to expand collective bargaining.

A Strike Against Labor

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With veto of $5.4 million in funds for U. of California labor studies programs, Schwarzenegger issues latest salvo in long-running fight over research arm's perceived partisanship.

Debating the Merits of Merit Pay

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After faculty dispute, Towson compromises on how to distribute raises, while Temple attempts to shift entirely to "pay per performance."

In Search of Self-Governance, Unionization?

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Embattled Faculty Senate at Ohio U. endorses pursuing collective bargaining amid an impasse between professors and administrators.

Return of Grad Union Movement

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Obama designates as NLRB chair a member who backs collective bargaining at private universities -- and that could be key step in reviving campaigns that have been stagnant since 2004.

Loss for Private College Union

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Appeals court -- reversing NLRB -- rules that religious ties exempt Carroll U. from having to permit its faculty to engage in collective bargaining. Finding sidesteps Yeshiva issues.

New Idea on Grad Students, Unions

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NYU floats idea of having doctoral students join adjunct union. University sees path to improved education and compromise on collective bargaining. UAW sees end run.

Defining Moment

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California State is in for dramatic budget cuts no matter what. The extent of layoffs, however, will be determined by a union vote that could pit full professors against part-timers.


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