Colleges and universities increasingly rely on contingent faculty and pay them next to nothing. It’s time to create statewide adjunct unions to increase their power.
A new survey finds that adults care more about online certification and job training than the traditional campus experience.
The Washington Monthly rates how well schools graduate low-income students, produce groundbreaking scholarship, and encourage students to serve their country.
Underpaid adjuncts displacing ever-more tenured professors isn’t good for anybody. The government can stop it.
A new book cheerfully argues that we can find jobs for all those doctoral candidates outside the academy. Don’t be too sure.
The scholar specializes in bridging differences in a democracy, which is just what the riven education world needs.
Right now, they can walk away with millions. Fortunately, we can end that.
I don’t want Betsy DeVos telling Princeton what to say about racism. But I also don’t want our universities to squelch discussion.
A new book shows how our higher ed system favors the rich. Will COVID-19 make the problem even worse?
Teachers across the country earn grad degrees to get raises. Turns out those degrees don’t improve student learning—they just fatten universities’ bottom lines.