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Keith Hoeller: The Fine Art of Tilting at Windmills

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by Greg Beatty Any adjunct faculty member knows how hard the adjunct life is. Besides the challenge of living on an income that starts low then fluctuates according to each semester’s enrollment, there’s the anxiety of not knowing if you have a position at all, even if you’ve taught at the school for years. Since […]

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Why Are FT Faculty STILL Framing the National Discussion About Adjunct Faculty?

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by P.D. Lesko In December 2015, full-time economics professor Howard Bunsis, chair of the American Association of University Professors‘ Bargaining Congress, told Truthout that the reduction in tenure-track hiring is the number one driver of unionization campaigns among part-time adjuncts and non-tenure-track full-timers, campaigns that have led to successful unionization on 42 campuses since January 2013.” […]

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While Adjunct Activists Criticize Unified Locals, Temple U. PTers Vote to Join FT Faculty Union

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Philadelphia Magazine reported on Dec. 2 that the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board “tallied secret ballots cast by adjunct faculty at Temple in an election earlier this fall, and those faculty are now represented by the Temple Association of University Professionals, the union that previously represented only full-time faculty.” Adjuncts at Temple had protested in favor […]

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Second Class Citizen No More: Adjunct Files Unfair Labor Practice Complaint Against His Own Union

Washington State adjunct activist Keith Hoeller has filed an unfair labor complaint against his college employer and his union affiliate, as well.

by P.D. Lesko Last week, adjunct faculty activist Keith Hoeller, co-founder of the Washington Part-Time Faculty Association and the Editor of Equality for Contingent Faculty: Overcoming the Two-Tier System (Vanderbilk Press, 2014), filed an unfair labor complaint with the Washington State Public Employee Relations Commission against his college employer, as well as  United Faculty Coalition, […]

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Campus Equity Gets A Counterpunch

Welcome to the AdjunctNation.com E-Newsletter. It is a round-up of news, jobs, links and information for our AdjunctNation Family members. Have a news tip or a story idea? ”Email POSTED TO ADJUNCTNATION: Campus Equity Week Kicks Off With a Quick Counterpunch by P.D. Lesko Campus Equity Week, Oct. 26-30, is here and aimed at drawing […]

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PTers in Mass. Faculty Union Win Arbitration Complaint Filed Against Their Own Union

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The union representing Massachusetts’ community college professors has been ordered by an independent arbitrator to uphold the results of a March 2015 statewide election for two adjunct representatives to its board. The Massachusetts Community College Council represents nearly 1,600 full time and more than 4,000 adjunct professors teaching at the state’s 15 community colleges. The […]

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Your AdjunctNation e-Newsletter 9/26

Welcome to the AdjunctNation.com E-Newsletter. It is a weekly round-up of news, jobs, links and information for our AdjunctNation Family members. Have a news tip or a story idea? ”Email POSTED TO ADJUNCTNATION: At Community College, President’s Pay, Perks and P-Card Charges Have Faculty Up In Arms At a Michigan community college which employs hundreds […]

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Your AdjunctNation.com E-Newsletter 3/26

Welcome to the AdjunctNation.com E-Newsletter. It is a weekly round-up of news, jobs, links and information for our AdjunctNation Family members. Have a news tip or a story idea? ”Email POSTED TO ADJUNCTNATION THIS WEEK: What Would It Mean For Adjuncts? States Consider $0 Community College Tuition Nothing sparks consumer demand like the word “free,” […]

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On Adjunct Activists and Bottom Feeders

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by P.D. Lesko AdjunctNation will have been advocating on behalf of the nation’s non-tenured faculty for 21 years this September. I am pleased and proud of the work we’ve done, the award-winning reporting we’ve published and of the recent nominations for higher education reporting awards for which I and our site were nominated in 2013. […]

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Your AdjunctNation E-Newsletter 7/17/2013

Welcome to the AdjunctNation.com E-Newsletter. It is a weekly round-up of news, jobs, links and information for our AdjunctNation Family members. Have a news tip or a story idea? ”Email POSTED TO ADJUNCTNATION THIS WEEK: 1,464 PT Faculty Jobs On the Line At City College of San Francisco Thanks To Accreditation Mess by P.D. Lesko […]

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