Adjuncts

Adjuncts
Jan 21, 2020
AAUP finds that Pacific Lutheran violated an adjunct professor and advocate's rights in effectively dismissing her for offering private lessons to a student who asked for them.

Booklets

"Evolving Faculty Careers" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand booklet.

The compilation of articles can be downloaded, free, here.

On Thursday, April 12, Inside Higher Ed's editors presented a free webcast to discuss the themes of the booklet. You may view a recording of the webcast here.

This booklet was made possible in part by the advertising support of Top Hat.

Archive

January 21, 2020

AAUP finds that Pacific Lutheran violated an adjunct professor and advocate's rights in effectively dismissing her for offering private lessons to a student who asked for them.

January 7, 2020

Historians approve an anti-ICE resolution but vote down anti-Israel proposals at their annual meeting. They also show support for nontenured colleagues.

October 10, 2019

You’ve heard of the gig economy, but what about the Gig Academy? Labor scholar Adrianna Kezar says it has to be resisted in her new book.

October 4, 2019

Non-tenure-track faculty members and allies urge UC Irvine to grant long-serving lecturer paid medical leave following brain surgery.

August 28, 2019

Contingent faculty members are underpaid, yet administrators rarely take seriously the arguments championing equal pay for equal work, writes Daniel Davis. It’s time for a new approach.

July 8, 2019

California's private colleges and universities could all be forced to move to time-card system for adjuncts -- unless a legislative fix is successful.

April 16, 2019

Herb Childress's new book is a painful, necessary read for anyone looking to understand or empathize with the costs -- human and otherwise -- of higher ed's gig economy.

April 3, 2019

Hottest field for new faculty hires over the past year is health professions, as some 1,410 new assistant professors picked up jobs, according to new data from CUPA-HR.

March 28, 2019

Racist writing instructor's Listserv post prompts debate about the future of the field and how scholars communicate with one another.

March 14, 2019

Federal appellate court decision could make it harder for adjuncts to form unions at private institutions, especially those adjuncts who want more of a say in institutional decision making.

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