Give a listen to this NPR report on the faculty strike at the Univ. of Illinois. Of particular interest is the issue of adequate pay for adjuncts, a goal supported by tenured and nontenured faculty alike.
H-Adjunct is an open, inter-disciplinary forum for issues involving adjunct, part-time and temporary faculty at universities, colleges and community colleges. All faculty members, no matter their status, and all interested persons are encouraged to join and contribute.
Here are links to other sites addressing Adjunct and Contingent faculty issues:
The Adjunct Commuter Weekly An online magazine for Adjuncts
The Adjunct Project (Compare your salary to those listed here)
Process A Blog by the Organization of American Historians often on issues relevant to Adjunct Faculty.
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Heard this on NPR yesterday. Pretty good, although I was disappointed no one properly corrected the tenured economist, who argued that adjuncts are actually paid fairly. Huh!?
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From Inside Higher Education
“The Just-In-Time Professor” document marks the first time Congress has so formally acknowledged a situation that adjunct activists have long deemed exploitative."