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EDITORIAL: Treat Adjuncts as Equals

By Editorial Board November 3, 2017

Adjunct professors at Georgetown University now face an uncertain future after the passing of the Oct. 31 expiration of their collective bargaining contract with the university. Georgetown must recognize...

Adjunct professors were presented a tentative agreement reached by SEIU Local 500 and Georgetown University.

University Presents Adjuncts’ Union with Final Proposal

By Jesus Rodriguez November 2, 2017

Negotiations for a new collective bargaining contract between Georgetown and more than 1,000 adjunct professors concluded Oct. 31 with a final proposal to be voted on by union members, following five months...

VIEWPOINT: The Dilemma of the Underpaid Adjunct

By Bonnie Morris May 1, 2017

With love and regret, I am saying farewell to Georgetown after 21 wonderful years on the faculty of the women’s and gender studies program and a recent, shiny Silver Vicennial Medal for my two decades...

Adjunct Quits Amid Union Row

By Syed Humza Moinuddin and Patricja Okuniewska February 12, 2016

Adjunct computer science professor Matthew Devost resigned from his position Feb. 8 after refusing to pay agency fees to the Service Employees International Union Local 500, the union that represents the...

The Right to Teach Well

The Right to Teach Well

By The Editorial Board September 29, 2015

Colleges and universities nationwide are in the midst of an adjunct crisis, coinciding with skyrocketing operating costs and burgeoning student debt in higher education. Numerous studies suggest that the...

Adjuncts Refocus Approach

By Molly Simio February 21, 2014

Adjunct professors, university officials and students discussed the problems that non-tenured faculty members face nationwide — including an inability to find full-time jobs and difficulties involving...

Scheuer’s Difficulties With Reality

By Norman Birnbaum January 20, 2014

To the Editor: Re: “Scheuer Upholds Assassination Call” (The Hoya, A1, Jan. 14, 2014) One sympathizes with Dr. Michael Scheuer’s difficulties in dealing with reality. A life of service in...

Media Cite Scheuer for Assassination Endorsement

By Mallika Sen January 5, 2014

Michael Scheuer, an adjunct professor in the School of Foreign Service, has been subject to a spate of media attention this past week following a self-published column that appeared to endorse the assassinations...

Adjunct Unionization a National Struggle

By Hiromi Oka November 3, 2013

Last year, Michael Ng worked three jobs to make $34,000, and his situation is not a unique one. Ng, an adjunct professor at Seattle University, is one of the many faces of the adjunct unionization movement...

No Working Consensus

By Sarah Patrick April 25, 2013

From O’Donovan Hall workers challenging alleged employer abuses to Georgetown cutting ties with Adidas to adjunct faculty pushing to unionize, the past year saw a surge in labor activism from employees...

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