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More Than Adjuncts

February 17, 2015 / Phil Lesch

U. of Denver moves to new titles, a career path and multiyear contracts for those off the tenure track. Could this be a model for other institutions? read more >

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Gates Surveys Faculty Attitudes

February 11, 2015 / Phil Lesch

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation this week released results from a survey it commissioned of faculty attitudes read more >

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Illinois Governor Acts to Curb Power of Public Sector Unions

February 10, 2015 / Phil Lesch

Gov. Bruce Rauner, the newly elected Republican who has often criticized public sector unions, took his first step toward curbing their power on Monday by announcing an executive order that would bar unions from requiring all state workers to pay the equivalent of dues. read more >

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15K Per Course?

February 09, 2015 / Phil Lesch

It's widely acknowledged that adjunct instructors are underpaid, but just how much do they deserve? A new union proposal shocks some, but others say it's appropriate. read more >

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Follow the Money

February 06, 2015 / Phil Lesch

A Berkeley analysis of disparities by race and gender in faculty salaries raises key questions: Which gaps matter? Why do gaps vary? What can be done to eliminate them? read more >