Research by the University of California, Berkeley’s Labor Center and SEIU has found that poverty amongst faculty is often higher than Americans. The research shows that part-time faculty are more likely to be in poverty than the average Americans, ranging from 9% in Nevada to 43% in Maine. All total, 22% of part-time faculty live below […]
Adjunct faculty at Bentley University overwhelmingly voted “Union Yes” today, casting their ballots to joinFaculty Forward – a project of Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 509. The vote marks the third faculty union victory in as many weeks, with nearly 3,000 Boston-area educators now joined in a shared effort to improve their profession and […]
Today, students and part-time instructors across the country are coming together in a dramatic show of unity for fair pay and better working conditions in a nationwide day of action. Major faculty and student walkouts or protests are taking place across the country, including Seattle University in Seattle, San Francisco Art Institute in San Francisco, […]
Join the conversation: through the web, adjunct faculty from across the country are coming together to find creative solutions to the issues related to academic contingency. Start a discussion today, and start finding the solutions together.
Across the country a nationwide movement of adjunct faculty are joining together to improve higher education by working to create better working conditions for themselves and better learning conditions for their students.