Higher ed group offers ideas for supporting contingent faculty

Dive Brief: Support for non-tenure-track faculty members continues to be a concern amid pandemic-related cutbacks and pushback over how some campuses plan to reopen. A faculty industry group this week put out a list of principles and recommendations for institutions to protect those instructors, calling for them to get paid sick leave, unemployment benefits, and […]

College faculty push contract negotiations as pandemic continues

Dive Brief: College faculty across the U.S. are organizing to force administrators to allow them to teach remotely this fall. They’re also rejecting budget cuts and layoffs related to the global health crisis.  Instructors in at least one system, the City...

U of Arizona faculty resisted Ashford deal, letter shows

Dive Brief: Faculty at the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management pushed back on the school’s plans to purchase the for-profit Ashford University at least a month before the deal closed, according to a June letter obtained by Arizona Public...

Faculty push back on how colleges are planning for the fall

At the University of Pittsburgh, the student newspaper seems to get news about fall reopening plans before the faculty. In early June, the public research university emailed plans for the fall semester to incoming first-year students — but not to faculty members or...