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It contains a report on the annual faculty compensation survey from the American Association of University Professors and explores such topics as gender and racial pay gaps and adjunct unionization.

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April 8, 2014

Union leaders talk about achievements for adjuncts through collective bargaining, and reflect on why the movement took so long to take off.

March 28, 2014

Board chair at George Washington U. says shared governance policy review shed light on faculty "bullying" of those off the tenure track. But not everyone agrees with his analysis or solutions.

March 25, 2014

Hoping to reach an estimated 1 million adjuncts, a national union launches new networking site at a Georgetown University town hall.

March 13, 2014

How one tenure-track candidate's attempts at negotiations resulted in her losing the offer entirely.

March 10, 2014

Faculty and graduate students say Columbia U. is forcing out respected longtime scholars because they aren't able to raise 80 percent of their salary costs in grants.

February 25, 2014

While some colleges are studying the possibility of restoring adjuncts' sections in the wake of guidance from the IRS, they aren't moving yet.

February 21, 2014

Faculty at the U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are divided over a unionization drive, and watching stalled negotiations at university's Chicago campus.

February 18, 2014

Push by grad students at UT Austin shows how difficult it can be to define what doctoral support is needed -- and how to get it.
 

February 11, 2014

Labor board seeks views on how to evaluate whether adjuncts may unionize at religious colleges, and continued role of Yeshiva decision that largely stopped collective bargaining by tenure-track faculty at private institutions.

February 11, 2014

Final IRS rules on employers' responsibility for health insurance requires colleges to credit adjuncts with 2.25 hours of work for each hour they teach; rules don't exempt student employees.

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