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#FreewayFliers for #CEW2015

#FreewayFliers for #CEW2015 | A is for Adjunct | Scoop.it

...is a documentary about higher education's best kept secret

 

Freeway Fliers documents the growth of part-time (adjunct, contingent, associate, non-tenure track) faculty in America's colleges and universities, and the circumstances under which they work and contribute to the their students, our economy, and our society. 
 
This film is the story of the unknown outsiders of higher education, and the prospects for change. 
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Who wants change? Who wants to change? #CEW2015

Who wants change? Who wants to change? #CEW2015 | A is for Adjunct | Scoop.it

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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#afterNAWD Campus Equity Week seeks solutions for #adjunct faculty #CEW2015

#afterNAWD Campus Equity Week seeks solutions for #adjunct faculty #CEW2015 | A is for Adjunct | Scoop.it
Campus Equity Week, Oct. 26-30, is all about educating students, parents and education advocates, who are shocked to discover that many part-time professors live below the poverty line due to wages that are a fraction of what full-time faculty earn. And it is about changing the paradigm of exploitation by circulating petitions and surveys, holding membership drives and crafting fair contracts that provide job security, higher wages and better working conditions so that adjuncts don't have to wait tables to make ends meet.
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Campus Equity Week highlights issues for CSU adjunct faculty - Rocky Mountain Collegian

Campus Equity Week highlights issues for CSU adjunct faculty - Rocky Mountain Collegian | A is for Adjunct | Scoop.it
Campus Equity Week highlights issues for CSU adjunct facultyRocky Mountain CollegianThe working conditions of contingent faculty members will be highlighted Wednesday and Thursday as part of Campus Equity Week.
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AAUP: Campus Equity Week

AAUP: Campus Equity Week | A is for Adjunct | Scoop.it

Campus Equity Week, known as Fair Employment Week in some states and in Canada, is designed to draw attention to the dramatic decrease in the proportion of professors who hold tenure-track positions 

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Campus Equity Week #CEW2015 at a SUNY campus near you

Campus Equity Week #CEW2015 at a SUNY campus near you | A is for Adjunct | Scoop.it

Across the state, UUP chapters are hosting CEW activities such as informational tables, petition drives and community forums. Albany, Cortland, Fredonia, New Paltz, Oneonta, Oswego and Plattsburgh are among the chapters taking part in CEW events. Please contact specific chapters for more information.

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Campus Equity Week 2011: Oct 24-28: About #FEW & Resource Links

Campus Equity Week 2011: Oct 24-28: About #FEW & Resource Links | A is for Adjunct | Scoop.it

...to images, handouts, buttons, posters (like this on: IF I WANTED TO WORK IN A SWEATSHOP, I WOULD HAVE USED MY STUDENT LOAN TO BUY A SEWING MACHINE) and many other materials you can use for #CEW2011 activities

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Ghost at Westchester Community College

Ghost at Westchester Community College | A is for Adjunct | Scoop.it

The New Faculty Majority: Many adjuncts wearing little ghost logos: check out our adjunct rep's hand-around and ghost. Thank you, Diane!

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The New Faculty Majority: Hands Up for Fair Employment

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FPSE (Federation of Post-Secondary Education) President's Statement for Fair Employment Week #FEW (Canadian version of #CEW2011)

 

This week in post-secondary institutions across Canada faculty and staff are highlighting the problems that non-regular faculty face in their demand for fair employment. It is a struggle that every local in our Federation takes on at the bargaining table and throughout the term of their collective agreements: the struggle to achieve fair and secure employment for every member.

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