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March 2013

Part-Time Faculty Conference – March 1, 2013

Contingent Appointments and Governance


A report just out from the AAUP (http://www.aaup. org/ AAUP/newsroom/ 2012webhighlight/congovreport .htm) examines the current state of affairs in academia that couples a steadily rising proportion of faculty in contingent appointments with a system in which such faculty are only sometimes included in governance structures. Th report makes recommendations for the inclusion of […]

Survey of Contingent Faculty

Today (June 20), the Coalition on the Academic Workforce, of which the AAUP is a member, released the results of its highly anticipated survey of contingent faculty. The survey, which received nearly 30,000 responses, provides a detailed look at the working conditions associated with contingent faculty appointments—an appointment type that now constitutes the majority […]

ECSU AAUP Honors Part-Time Faculty

Part timer-recognition slideshow from ecsuweb Thanks to all who attended this first-of-its-kind event.

Adjuncts Gather in DC


A Call to Action

by Kaustuv Basu

(as reported in Inside Higher Education, January 30, 2012)

WASHINGTON – They gathered to commiserate and commit to giving adjunct faculty a stronger voice. In what was part bonding session, part road map for the future, members of the “New Faculty Majority,” a group […]