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
Paul Mokrzycki, a doctoral student at the University of Iowa, joined forces with other scholars to create the "Middle West Review."
- After 3 Decades Away, Scholar of Islamic Finance Returns to Egypt as a Provost
- In Troubled St. Louis Area, Economist Helps Revive Sociology Dept.
Elsewhere in The Chronicle
Resolutions on the issue often focus on symbolism more than specifics, as a recent flap over the American Studies Association's boycott demonstrates.
- Brain-Training Companies Get Advice From Some Academics, Criticism From Others
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.
Lawmakers shouldn’t lump together two-year and four-year colleges in setting graduation goals.
If colleges are going to survive the 21st century, they must not make the mistakes that cities made in the 20th.
- A Response to 'An Open Letter to Journal Editors'
- Write a Book and Become an Employee of Your Former Self
- Fictionalizing Your Scholarship
- As California Goes, So Goes the Nation?
- On Yoga and Teaching Writing
- An Open Letter to Journal Editors
- Why I Play Fantasy Football
- Why Academics Stink at Writing—and How to Fix It
- Stop Blaming Students for Your Listless Classroom
- Don't Fear Fund Raising, Part 3
- Getting Permission Just to Apply
- Faculty Life Abroad in Unusual Places
- Knowing When to Teach Current Events
- The Whistle-Blower's Dilemma
- They Say I'll Never Get a Job
- Welcome to Graduate School
- To Tenure or Not to Tenure?
- Love in the Time of Adjuncting
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