- AFT Guild successfully negotiated for continuing education part-time faculty in the San Diego community colleges to be on the same salary schedule as credit-course instructors, and in the Grossmont-Cuyamaca district for part-timers teaching 50 percent of a full load to be eligible for fully district-paid healthcare coverage starting January 2015.AFT Part-Time Faculty United worked with Victor Valley College to have its full accreditation status restored and ACCJC probation sanctions dropped.
- Antelope Valley College Federation of Teachers negotiated the implementation of department chairs that includes the eligibility of part-time faculty, the result of a five-year effort.
- Cabrillo College Federation of Teachers won ancillary pay for part-timers who participate in shared governance committees.
Join this coalition of higher education activists from Mexico, Canada, and the United States in New York on August 4-6 for its eleventh biennial conference.
The Just-in-Time Professor
Read analysis and excerpts of e-forum responses on contingent faculty working conditions nationwide in this report by the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Education and the Workforce, undertaken by Rep. George Miller, D-Calif.
for Contingent Faculty, Overcoming the Two-Tier System
Delve into this new collection of essays edited by Keith Hoeller, published by Vanderbilt University (e-book available).