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Tufts U Part-time Faculty Renegotiating Contract –The Boston SEIU Local Poised to Pass Barnard’s $9K Per Course Pay

Tufts U Part-time Faculty Renegotiating Contract –The Boston SEIU Local Poised to Pass Barnard’s $9K Per Course Pay

At Ithaca College Admin and Adjuncts Clash Over Pay & Public Protests

At Ithaca College Admin and Adjuncts Clash Over Pay & Public Protests

NYU Adjunct Faculty Vote to Strike

NYU Adjunct Faculty Vote to Strike

Supreme Court Could Hear Second Legal Challenge to Forced Agency Fees Paid by Tens of Thousands of Adjunct Union Members

Supreme Court Could Hear Second Legal Challenge to Forced Agency Fees Paid by Tens of Thousands of Adjunct Union Members

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Is it Time to Eliminate Tenure?

Is it Time to Eliminate Tenure?

Though not every contingent faculty member would be eligible for such positions, these alternative models can change the incentive structures inherent in the academic profession. They may be able to remove the negative stigmas surrounding teaching in the academy and may eliminate the class-based distinctions between research and teaching faculty that have resulted from the traditional tenure model.…