Adjuncts in Tennessee, working a decade without raise in pay ceilings, spent 2 years documenting needs. Their plan was considered and promptly rejected as the recession hit.
Under faculty-generated proposal, Brandeis professors could volunteer to give up 1 percent of their salaries next year with aim of saving staff jobs.
Survey finds median increase at four-year institutions of 3.7%, down from 4.0%, with publics losing ground. But new data don’t reflect recent cuts and furloughs. Disciplinary gaps remain significant.
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.
AAUP's annual report shows increase above inflation, but data predate furloughs, salary freezes and other cuts -- and don't include part timers.
In podcast interview, Cary Nelson discusses plans to define academic freedom in the classroom, the Ward Churchill controversy and the Spellings Commission.
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.
Online education is now part of "fabric" of public universities, a new study finds. But teaching on the Web is a lot of work, and professors are not happy about lack of support from administrators.
Everyone knows that adjuncts and graduate assistants do a lot of the teaching these days, right? Well, maybe not everyone.
At Oakland U., the action isn't just on the picket lines. It's on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Flickr.
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