News & Updates

May 13, 2015

Lesley University Adjunct Faculty Ratify First Union Contract

Adjunct faculty at Lesley University in Boston overwhelmingly ratified their first union contract yesterday – a three-year agreement that

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May 5, 2015

Confronting the Economy of Exclusion

Saint Louis University adjunct Antoine Valdez reports here on his experience meeting with other low-wage workers and with Cardinal

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May 4, 2015

Salon Article on Turning College Into McDonald’s

“There’s a much clearer picture of government aid, however, which is where the story of adjunct professors once again resembles that of

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April 28, 2015

Statement by SEIU President on Corinthian College

After nearly a year of uncertainty Corinthian College announced that it is immediately shutting down operations. For the estimated 16,000

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April 9, 2015

Keep holding Corinthian College responsible

In June, Corinthian Colleges Inc., the owner of Heald College, was put on heightened financial oversight by the Dept. of Education and

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April 1, 2015

A Conversation: Historically Black Colleges and Universities and For-Profits

In March, SEIU Local 500 member and adjunct professor at the University of the District of Columbia Albert Pearsall III sat down with

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March 31, 2015

Faculty Join in Fast Food Worker Movement

From CBS News: “Expanding the labor movement to college campuses hearkens back to successful social movements that included pressure from

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March 2, 2015

Bentley Adjunct Faculty Form a Union with SEIU Local 509

Adjunct faculty at Bentley University overwhelmingly voted “Union Yes” today, casting their ballots to joinFaculty Forward – a

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February 25, 2015

Nationwide Day of Collective Action to Raise Standards in Higher Education

Today, students and part-time instructors across the country are coming together in a dramatic show of unity for fair pay and better

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February 18, 2015

National Adjunct Walkout Day Action Ideas

A Day Without Adjuncts: On February 25th, this powerful idea will become a reality as faculty across the country band together to demand

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