Vitae: Adjunctsploitation in the Spotlight
Democrats on a House of Representatives committee collected adjuncts’ stories for a report on the working conditions of contingent faculty.
- Q&A: The Congressman Who Wants to Make Adjunct Labor an Issue
- A Congressman Asks for Adjuncts' Stories, and Responses Pour In
In the Forums
Where the Ph.D.'s Go
The Council of Graduate Schools should focus on questions like "Who are the stakeholders who need to be won over?," writes L. Maren Wood.
- 3 Things I've Learned About Ph.D. Students and Placement
Austen L. Parrish is going to some unexpected places in his quest to find students for Indiana University’s Maurer School of Law.
- Britain's Former Universities Minister Takes Up Teaching Post
- How U. of San Diego Added 8 Female STEM Professors
Elsewhere in The Chronicle
"It’s time to bring all of Tom together," the poet’s widow told the professor. "And I’m going to need your help."
- Middle East Studies Association Fights a Rising Tide of Critics
AAUP - Salary Survey, 2013+14
Associate professors see their earning power drop compared with that of their peers, according to more than a decade of salary data.
Interactive: Explore an interactive database on faculty salaries in 2013-14, from a national survey conducted by the American Association of University Professors.
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- Teachers Who Seem Busier Than They Are
- The Habits of Highly Productive Writers
- Finishing a Humanities Dissertation in Six Years (or Less)
- No Longer 'Falling Off the Cliff'
- Risk Managing or Risk Averse?
- Is Practice Overrated?
- Confessions of a Young, Prolific Academic
- Losing My Career to Illness
- Staying Small and Getting Large
- Who Are You Trying to Impress?
- Know the Vital Players in Your Career: Your Own Actions
- Breastfeeding on the Job Market
- The Completion Conundrum
- Town and Gown: What Great Cities Can Teach Higher Education
- A Response to 'An Open Letter to Journal Editors'
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- Fictionalizing Your Scholarship
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