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World Class Education and @KeanUniversity: adjunct professor edition #njpoet

World Class Education and @KeanUniversity: adjunct professor edition #njpoet | The Latest News for Adjuncts | Scoop.it
For those who haven’t read about it on Twitter and/or Facebook, Kean University cancelled my employment contract for this semester. Ten days before the beginning of Spring classes, I received this email: Charles, Your assignment for ENG 2403 is being cancelled because a full-time faculty member
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Adjuncts and the Sunk-Cost Fallacy

Adjuncts and the Sunk-Cost Fallacy | The Latest News for Adjuncts | Scoop.it
If you were starting fresh right now, would you train to be a contingent professor? If the answer is no, it’s worth taking a look at how you got here.
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Adjunct professors say they've become the 'temp workers' of college classrooms

Adjunct professors say they've become the 'temp workers' of college classrooms | The Latest News for Adjuncts | Scoop.it
In many ways, Anne Winkler-Morey loves being a professor
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Holding for-profit colleges accountable

Holding for-profit colleges accountable | The Latest News for Adjuncts | Scoop.it
For-profit colleges that wildly exaggerate their graduates' success and talk prospective attendees into taking on extraordinary debt are not only harming their students but costing taxpayers billions of dollars on wasted Pell grants and defaulted federal student loans. After an earlier court defeat, the Obama administration is trying again to set rules to stop schools from overpromising to attract students. This time, the rules should stick.
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Chapman: Adjunct faculty have much to add

Chapman: Adjunct faculty have much to add | The Latest News for Adjuncts | Scoop.it
The strength of a great university lies in its faculty and its students. When we talk about faculty, we often think about the Nobel Prize winners, the Fulbright recipients, the Guggenheim Fellows, the National Medalists of Science, and the McArthur awardees. But today I want to talk about a special group of faculty whose contribution to universities too often goes unnoticed: our adjunct faculty.
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College adjuncts 'hoping for the best': Tenuous positions, low pay common for part-time faculty | Prairie Business Magazine | Grand Forks, ND

MOORHEAD — To balance its budget, Minnesota State University Moorhead is losing about 40 faculty members to retirements, layoffs and cutbacks over a little more than two years.
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Supporting Organizations

Supporting Organizations | The Latest News for Adjuncts | Scoop.it
American Federation of Teachers Local 2190 (UUP) California Part-time Faculty Association (CPFA) Catholic Scholars for Worker Justice New Paltz Chapter UUP New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) Se...
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3 Reasons Why You Should Negotiate Your Salary

3 Reasons Why You Should Negotiate Your Salary | The Latest News for Adjuncts | Scoop.it
Research shows I'm not the only woman who's missed that opportunity to negotiate in my career. Read more »
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Con Job, a New Documentary About Adjunct Labor - Order of Education

Con Job, a New Documentary About Adjunct Labor - Order of Education | The Latest News for Adjuncts | Scoop.it
Con Job: Stories of Adjunct and Contingent Labor - a new documentary three years in the making.
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Bay Area Symposium on Contingent Academic Labor

Bay Area Symposium on Contingent Academic Labor | The Latest News for Adjuncts | Scoop.it
A Project of SEIU Local 1021
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Professors in homeless shelters: It is time to talk seriously about adjuncts

Professors in homeless shelters: It is time to talk seriously about adjuncts | The Latest News for Adjuncts | Scoop.it
Adjunct abuse is one of higher education's great sins. So why is a leading writing conference not discussing it?
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Essay on applying for faculty jobs at community colleges | Inside Higher Ed

Essay on applying for faculty jobs at community colleges | Inside Higher Ed | The Latest News for Adjuncts | Scoop.it
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Bryan Doherty: Level the playing field for underpaid adjuncts - The GW Hatchet

Bryan Doherty: Level the playing field for underpaid adjuncts - The GW Hatchet | The Latest News for Adjuncts | Scoop.it
“Professors aren’t asking to be paid $200,000 or $300,000 a year, to drive luxury cars or to teach only one to two courses per year," Joseph Fruscione said.
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How I Get By: Mary-Faith Cerasoli

How I Get By: Mary-Faith Cerasoli | The Latest News for Adjuncts | Scoop.it
Meet a New York City adjunct who is, for all intents and purposes, homeless: "Today I'm a professor and I don't have a mailing address."
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University Faculty Earning McDonald's Wages Organize, Demand Rights

University Faculty Earning McDonald's Wages Organize, Demand Rights | The Latest News for Adjuncts | Scoop.it
  Around the country, part-time university faculty members, also known as adjuncts, are organizing to demand better pay, improved working conditions, and health care and retirement benefits.  ...
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Adjunct Poverty - News and Features - Baltimore City Paper

City Paper's award-winning investigative reporters cover City Hall, courts, infrastructure, development, and beyond, exposing corruption whenever they find it and bringing important Baltimore stories that other media outlets miss to light.
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Professor Joseph Fahey Ph.D. LMU Lecture - Adjunct Justice and Student Learning- March 11th, 2014

On March 12th and 13th, 2014 students and faculty at Loyola Marymount University came together for a very productive conversation on adjunct justice on our own campus.…
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Re-Authoring the Adjunct Experience: 5 Talking Points - Hybrid Pedagogy

Re-Authoring the Adjunct Experience: 5 Talking Points - Hybrid Pedagogy | The Latest News for Adjuncts | Scoop.it
There must be a moral imperative to discuss the truths of our profession and abide by a standard of ethos and equality.
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The Adjunct Is In. But Is She Getting Paid?

The Adjunct Is In. But Is She Getting Paid? | The Latest News for Adjuncts | Scoop.it
Institutions and departments have all kinds of different policies on whether contingent faculty have to hold office hours—and whether they're compensated for doing so.
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An Adjunct's Odyssey

An Adjunct's Odyssey | The Latest News for Adjuncts | Scoop.it
What does it say about higher education when many of its most accomplished products who, in turn, choose to serve its mission as instructors, are not deemed worthy of a decent wage?
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Adjunct-Unionization Movement Slows In Los Angeles

Adjunct-Unionization Movement Slows In Los Angeles | The Latest News for Adjuncts | Scoop.it
Just when SEIU’s Adjunct Action campaign seemed to be picking up real momentum, the nationwide effort to unionize part-time faculty has hit some roadblocks.
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BREAKING: Tenured Elitist SHOCKED JUST SHOCKED Contingent Faculty Upset

BREAKING: Tenured Elitist SHOCKED JUST SHOCKED Contingent Faculty Upset | The Latest News for Adjuncts | Scoop.it
Or, rather "contingent," in scare quotes, since apparently we are alleged. Here is a brief response--using, of course, my full name and affiliation (to nobody)--to Rachel Toor's "The Pleasure of Ha...
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