Penn State angered faculty when it mandated biometric tests for those on health insurance. Now it's charging extra to those who use tobacco. Faculty members -- including those who don't smoke -- are furious.
While other colleges have cut adjuncts' hours to avoid insurance mandates ahead of the Affordable Care Act taking effect, College of DuPage is offering some adjuncts coverage under a new "lecturer" designation.
Group representing college administrations and group representing non-tenure track faculty offer sharply different views on how to determine whether adjunct faculty members are full-time for the purpose of health care coverage.