Professors

Pushing for Job Conversions

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Budget bill for community colleges in Washington State may represent union campaign's first success at shifting positions from part-time to full-time -- and the plan is not embraced by all adjuncts.

New Impacts Seen for Faculty Unions

Colleges where professors have collective bargaining rely more on the tenure track and less on adjuncts, but spend less on academic support, study finds.

Professor for Hire

A one-time health professional and clinical professor saw only one way out of her postdoctoral financial woes: high-class prostitution.

The Union Impact and Non-Impact

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Study finds that in much of higher education, collective bargaining hasn’t stopped erosion of tenure-track lines. Community colleges may be different.

AAUP Approves Major Reorganization

Professional association and union will now be legally separate in ways association leaders hope will bolster both. Joint organizing seen increasing with AFT.

Redefining Where Salary Gaps Linger

New analysis of start of academic careers finds gender equity except at research universities, where women face 9% deficit. Black and Latino professors found to earn more than others.

Killing the Messenger?

At Moore College of Art, professor goes from receiving glowing evaluations to being fired -- after he becomes union president.

For Adjuncts, Progress and Complexities

As activists gather from across North America, they point to breakthrough contracts -- but face tensions over unions' role and how to best make their case.

AAUP Turns to Scholar of Higher Education

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

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

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