by Ellie Bothwell More than 4,000 scholars have signed a petition calling for an academic boycott of international conferences held in the U.S., to provide solidarity with those affected by.
by Jack Grove More than half of academics are employed on precarious contracts, claims a report by the University and College Union on the “hire-and-fire culture of insecure working” within.
Steve Hanson, 44, part-time lecturer in political sociology I have a doctorate from a great university; I’ve worked on government research projects, and have more published work than many tenured.
As I speak to contingent faculty from New York to Texas, Seattle to San Francisco, it becomes increasingly clear that academic penury has become the order of the day. This.
Update: Shortly after this story was published, OSU officials announced that lecturers’ contracts would be honored through the end of the 2017 academic year. Here is a link to a.
By Ouma Wanzala The Kenyan Commission for University Education has announced that part-time lecturers will be phased out. The commission is determined to phase out part-time lecturers, saying most of them.