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Another Victory for Adjunct Rights

BY ROBIN MEADE

I can’t title this article “I Won” because I already used that title. But now I have won a $125,000 settlement and reinstatement after being fired for criticizing the administration of Moraine Valley Community College. 776 more words

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Seven Years an Adjunct: Part I

BY APRIL FORD

I’ve been on the job market since January. That’s no time at all in academe time, and already two-thirds of the applications I’ve sent out, at an average of ten per week, have met form-letter deaths. 1,199 more words

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Tenure-Track Responsibility and Adjunct Exploitation

BY MICHAEL BÉRUBÉ

Guest blogger Michael Bérubé is Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Literature at Pennsylvania State University and a member of the AAUP Committee A on Academic Freedom and Tenure. 549 more words

Ethics

How do I exploit thee? Let me count the ways

BY CAPRICE LAWLESS

Our work advocating for faculty may seem to be eclipsed, at present, by national events, but the stellar AAUP members in our Colorado Community College System (CCCS) Chapters, befriended now by scores of authors, activists, lawmakers and organizers around the country, tirelessly persist, in this, the Age of Persistence. 1,342 more words

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'The Great Shame of Our Profession'

BY AARON BARLOW

Kevin Birmingham, who teaches at Harvard as an adjunct, gave a talk last October on accepting the Truman Capote Award. It is… 200 more words

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Wooten et al. SETs in Writing Classes. WPA, Fall 2016. Posted 02/11/2016.

Wooten, Courtney Adams, Brian Ray, and Jacob Babb. “WPAs Reading SETs: Toward an Ethical and Effective Use of Teaching Evaluations.” Journal of the Council of Writing Program Administrators… 981 more words

Writing

Muscling My Way Over

BY ROB PLATH

Guest blogger Rob Plath is a writer from New York. He lives in a subterranean hovel
 with his cat Daisy. He is a member of the AAUP. 1,553 more words

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