Academic Labor News

AAUP Releases Salary Compensation Survey Results

The American Association of University Professors released results of its annual faculty compensation survey.  The  results are based on responses from "more than 950 colleges and universities across the US, including community colleges, small liberal arts colleges, and major research universities. The 2018-19 data cover more than 380,000 full-time faculty members, and also include salaries for senior administrators and pay for part-time faculty members."

CUPA-HR Report on Faculty Released
April 4, 2019

The College and University Professional Association for Human Resources released its annual survey of higher-education faculty members on April 3, 2019.

Florida College Suggests Cash-Strapped Professors Get Medicaid

Miami Dade says it provides "the best benefits in the state." Would professors do better with a union?

What Makes a Space Safe?

Following the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements’ vocal challenge to abuses of power, we must push back against the hypocrisy of administrations that issue abstract calls for “diversity” and “equality” while threatening and impoverishing their adjunct faculty.

A Non-Tenure-Track Profession?

About three-quarters of all faculty positions are off the tenure track, according to new AAUP analysis. While many now work on multiyear contracts, their academic freedom remains of concern.

Are Adjunct Professors the Fast Food Workers of the Academic World?

Adjuncts are over-worked, underpaid and have little job security. It's an injustice, and it hurts higher education

Adjunct Professors Speak Out on Unfair Treatment and Low Pay

Panelists of the Adjunct Pay and Poverty in Higher Education discussion address the room in the University Center.