Professors

Professor for Hire

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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

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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

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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?

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

For Adjuncts, Progress and Complexities

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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

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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.

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."

Call to Arms for Adjuncts ... From an Administrator

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At national meeting of higher ed HR leaders, one gives jeremiad about the treatment of non-tenure-track faculty and urges colleges to act now to protect "abused" class of workers.

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