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
Thomas W. Gilligan will leave the University of Texas at Austin to lead the think tank at Stanford; he will succeed the longtime director John Raisian.
- Ph.D. Candidate Helps Rethink Graduate Education in the Humanities; and Other News About People
- An Innovator Moves From Harvard to Boise State; and Other News About People
Elsewhere in The Chronicle
A theater professor fired by Pomona College accuses it of denying her access to students’ reviews of her teaching to hide its own discrimination.
- A New Grant Aims to Help Young Medical Researchers Jump-Start Their Careers
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.
Four ways to speed things along.
In the arts and sciences, we can no longer afford to view the word "professional" with disdain.
- Speed Advising?
- Hiring the Dean's Kid
- The 4 Properties of Powerful Teachers
- Hedging Your Bets
- The Tenured Entrepreneur
- Don't Fear Fund Raising, Part 5
- The Benefits of No-Tech Note Taking
- Presenting Without a Net
- Who Gets a Vote in Departmental Decisions?
- Why Wasn't I Invited?
- Advice for Next Year's Chair
- The 3 Essential Functions of Your Syllabus, Part 1
- A Letter to Full-Time Faculty Members
- Let's Give Service a Real Role
- Where the Money Is (Not) At
- From Grad School to 'The Atlantic'
- The 'Middle of the End' for Community Colleges?
- Time From Degree
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