December 5, 2013
Central Michigan U. Academic Senate to Remain Off-Limits to Adjuncts
Central Michigan University's Academic Senate, which includes administrators and students, has voted to remain off-limits to faculty members employed on a contingent basis.
A proposal to open up the shared-governance body to non-tenure-track instructors—known at Central Michigan as "fixed-term faculty"—failed to garner a needed two-thirds majority in two rounds of voting. The share of senate members supporting the proposal dropped from a sufficient 67 percent in the first