Adjuncts

Adjuncts
May 10, 2018
AAUP says University of Nebraska-Lincoln violated Courtney Lawton's academic freedom when it ended her teaching appointment over a high-profile political dispute on campus.

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March 9, 2017

Key coverage requirements would disappear under Republican alternative to Obamacare, and academic medicine could take a hit as well.

March 9, 2017

Report says movement to boycott represents challenge to academic freedom in the U.S., and urges trustees to take action. Critics say report is a challenge to academic freedom.

March 3, 2017

Cal State Fullerton faculty union says instructor was suspended for allegedly hitting a student at a pro-Trump rally -- despite a lack of evidence. Professor's allies say he was the one who was attacked.

February 22, 2017

At Youngstown State, adjuncts marked the anniversary with a cake.

January 10, 2017

Survey finds a quarter of presidents have made decisions on taking or turning down jobs based on spouses' expected role. And study finds that much more remains expected of presidents' wives than presidents' husbands.

January 5, 2017

Study suggests the funds institutions gain aren’t going to instruction.

December 19, 2016

Barnard focuses on companies that deny science as it seeks to balance concern over climate change with financial responsibility and its own values.

November 21, 2016

Rutgers places adjunct on leave for Twitter comments that he says were modeled on (and a critique of) the pro-gun rhetoric of the president-elect -- and that he says never should have been taken literally.

November 3, 2016

Writers love to write about professors. With most professors now off the tenure track, will these kinds of characters start to appear more in fiction? Nathan Hill's new book, The Nix, could be a start.

October 31, 2016

Departmental self-study at Columbia College in Chicago raises issues about gender and age of adjuncts, leading to charges of bias.

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