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
Juliet V. García, who has been president of the University of Texas at Brownsville for 22 years, will try to develop the next generation of leaders across borders.
- Historian to Lead Catholic Center for Holocaust Education at Seton Hill U.
- New Dean to Involve Students in Environmental Issues Near and Far
Elsewhere in The Chronicle
A bill that would require colleges to report more data about faculty who work off the tenure track may not win approval this session, but it’s raising hopes.
- $5-Million for Concussion Research Is but a Fraction of Need
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.
"You can probably make more money having a first-class yard sale."
Ignored in the recent MLA report was a series of experiments that "demonstrate the emerging new character" of doctoral training.
- Inspector Bucket's Plan for Student Recruitment
- Should Colleges Help Undocumented Students?
- Money, Mission Creep, and Other Nagging Problems
- A 21st-Century Attendance Policy
- Don't Fear Fund Raising, Part 2
- Using Your Last Two (or More) Years Wisely
- Can 4 People Run the Whole Shebang?
- Finding Meaning After Academe
- A Foreigner Teaching in America
- Teaching Composition: A Love Story?
- 'But Does It Count?'
- What Writing and Running Have in Common
- The View From Both Sides of the Track
- Murky Environments in Academe
- Inside a Presidential Search
- Top 10 Books on Teaching
- The MLA Tells It Like It Is
- Down With Downsizing the Liberal Arts
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