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By Simone Pathe
Tenure isn't all it's cracked up to be, argues Denise Cummins. The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where Cummins used to teach as an adjunct, recently rescinded a job offer made to professor Steven Salaita -- even though he had…
By Denise Cummins
Psychologist Denise Cummins, who has held faculty and research positions at Yale and the University of Illinois, draws upon her own career to argue that tenure is a meaningless distinction between the accomplishments of adjuncts and full-time professors.
Higher education is facing great pressure to change -- both in the administrative offices and in the classrooms. Here are five less-visible developments on college campuses -- with implications big and small for students and their families.
By Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman, Inside Higher Ed
Students and faculty, former adjunct professor Joe Fruscione says, need parents on their side, which means they need to start asking the tough questions about who's teaching their kids and how much they're getting paid.
By Joseph Fruscione
With adjunct professors constituting over 70 percent of college and university faculty, former professor Joe Fruscione explains why adjuncts are petitioning the Department of Labor about their working conditions, and why the real losers in this situation are the students…
Mary-Faith Cerasoli is an adjunct professor of Spanish and Italian with a master's degree from one of the country's leading language schools. She's also homeless.
By Arik Greenberg
Being an adjunct isn't what most part-time university faculty had in mind when they envisioned being a professor.
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