Numbers and Data
Data Snapshot: Contingent Faculty in US Higher Ed. October 2018.
Trends in the Academic Labor Force, 1975-2015 (.pdf) March 2017.
The Employment Status of Instructional Staff Members in Higher Education, Fall 2011 (.pdf). A data report, released April 2014, 68 pp.
AAUP Policy Statements & Reports
Part-time Faculty Appointments. Section 13 of the Recommended Institutional Regulations on Academic Freedom and Tenure. 2018.
AAUP Guidance and Resources
Unemployment Insurance Information. 2016 guidance makes it easier for faculty in contingent appointments to qualify for unemployment compensation over the summer.
One Faculty Campaign. Through the campaign, AAUP staff, leaders, and members are working together to develop tools that faculty can use on their campuses to gain concrete improvements in job security and working conditions for faculty on contingent appointments.
Negotiating Contingency: Devising a Practical Workplan. A webinar presented by Mike Mauer, a labor attorney who serves as senior labor advisor to the AAUP.