Tag: adjunct faculty

HR and the Courts

February 17, 2020 4:30 pm

Each month, CUPA-HR General Counsel Ira Shepard provides an overview of some labor and employment law cases and regulatory actions with implications for the higher ed workplace. Here’s the latest from Ira: Immigrant-Insensitive Social Media Post Is Insufficient Grounds for School District to Discharge Teacher Who Had Received Commendations for Inclusiveness A California appeals court... View Article

5 Ways Technology Can Help Humanize Contingent Faculty Hiring

August 13, 2019 9:00 am

This blog post was contributed by Sarah Forbes, senior vice president, PageUp. Higher education institutions are increasingly looking to contingent labor (adjuncts) to complement full-time or tenure-track faculty and administrative staff. The issues surrounding adjunct hires, their pay and the effects of stretched and inexperienced resources on student outcomes are currently a hot topic. Even... View Article

The Recession and Its Aftermath: How Higher Ed Responded

February 12, 2019 10:27 am

Many colleges and universities, particularly master’s and doctoral institutions, have seen an increase in the numbers of part-time and adjunct faculty over the past decade — a trend that has likely been driven in part by the 2008 economic recession and institutions’ responses to financial challenges in its aftermath. New research from CUPA-HR on how... View Article