Part-Time Thoughts

I recently read a piece about New Jersey Governor Corzine's pension reform plan. The long and short of it is that the Governor's proposal would exclude anyone…

Today, the Dalton McGuinty government introduced legislation which would make it legal for all of Ontario's 12,500 part-time faculty to bargain collectively. Read the press release about…

Ever been struck by lightning? Ever won $1,000,000 bucks in the lottery? Ever had a tenure-track job handed to you? Hell's Bells, then, you're never standing in…

I bet you know that politicos in California and New York are cutting higher education. Five will get you ten you haven't heard as much about the…

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Junior or external (temporary) lecturers in Israel, of whom I have written about here, in January 2008, and here are celebrating this week. In May, Israel's 5,000…

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Today, at InsideHigherEd.com, and on the AFT Face Talk blog, we have the makings of a bona fide tizzy. Ms. Margaret West lost her job as a…

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In Adjunct Advocate's May/June 2006 "Colleagues Abroad" issue there was a piece about part-time and contract faculty in India. The piece, titled "The Three Dollar Professor: Teaching…

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If you haven't noticed from my past entries that I like a bit of cheekiness (well, maybe even a lot of cheekiness), then you're not reading my…

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