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
Faculty members at St. John’s University hope that their new chief, Conrado M. Gempesaw, will reveal details of an independent investigation into past leaders.
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- The Midwest Revealed: Not Always So Sunny
Elsewhere in The Chronicle
An appeals panel held that the First Amendment gave an adjunct the right to speak out about alleged mistreatment despite having been asked to praise her college.
- A Brief History of Academics Writing Seriously About Zombies
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.
Don’t let "them" make you feel like a failure.
Do good, be good, and let others know you are good.
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- Faculty Life Abroad in Unusual Places
- Knowing When to Teach Current Events
- The Whistle-Blower's Dilemma
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