AFT On Campus
When the public hears about the reality of adjunct faculty’s lives, the stories seem unbelievable but universal. There’s the low payment per course that is often below minimum wage when you compute actual hours. There’s the total lack of health, pension and other benefits that might make the low wages less ruinous. There’s the random [...]
Superior Court judge Curtis Karnow released a 40 page finding that he was unable to grant summary adjudication in the lawsuit to overturn the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges’ attempt to withdraw accreditation from the City College of San Francisco. The ruling contained two significant findings, both of which bolster the case that ACCJC [...]
The influence of the Koch brothers in the world of electoral politics is well known. Less well known is the amount of money that the Koch brothers are spending on higher education. Greenpeace has just released a report detailing the extent of the Koch’s philanthropic giving to colleges and universities and how that money is [...]
In The News
For-profit colleges are under fire as gainful employment regulations go forward; AFT
weighs in on quality higher education.
After a historic strike and a strong showing of solidarity between non-tenure track
and tenure track faculty, UICUF ratify their first contract.
It is time to ensure all have access to high-quality and affordable higher education.
2011 AFT Everyday Hero Travis Parker inspires others with his commitment to making a difference in the lives of young African-American men through the Alpha Academy.