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Central Connecticut State Lecturer Snared in Civil Suit Over Plagiarism Charge

A college history professor who assigned a 2006 term paper now at the heart of a civil court case explained Wednesday how he decided to accuse one student of cheating when faced with two strikingly similar papers. Ronald Moss, who teaches a Western civilization course at Central Connecticut State University, testified that he never inquired […]

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Why We Won’t Be Seeing an “Adjunct Spring” Anytime Soon


By Elayne Clift Is there any hope for college adjuncts? It was never my intention to teach when I was in the throes of my career as a health communications and gender specialist. But when I was invited to be a lecturer at Yale University’s School of Public Health I discovered I loved teaching, and […]

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University of Oregon Drops Objections To New Unified Faculty Union


By Stefan Ostrach A new faculty union at the University of Oregon was certified by the Oregon Employment Relations Board on April 27th, shortly after the university’s administration dropped legal objections it had filed against the proposed bargaining unit, which included tenure-related faculty, non-tenure-track faculty, adjunct instructors, and officers of research. The new union is […]

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