View a discussion about contingent faculty status and working conditions among Adriana Kezar, Maria Maisto, Sue Doe, and members of the CSU community. This webinar, held April 6, 2020, includes discussion of the book, The Gig Academy: Mapping Labor in the Neoliberal University, which Kezar wrote with Daniel T. Scott and Tom DePaola. View the Video . . .
Charles Petersen explores the "serfs of academe" in a wide-ranging review of recent books. Originally published in the New York Review of Books, it is available now on Portside.
Ruthless labor exploitation? Generational betrayal? Understanding the job crisis in academia requires a look at recent history. Learn more in Kevin Carey's opinion piece in the New York Times.
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."
The College and University Professional Association for Human Resources released its annual survey of higher-education faculty members on April 3, 2019.
Miami Dade says it provides "the best benefits in the state." Would professors do better with a union?
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.