Category Archives: FTE

The Same Old Nevada for Adjuncts.

Adjunct labor in Nevada is a large but unacknowledged community of college teachers needed by Governor Sandoval to build his “New Nevada.” (Link is “broken.” See why below.) Unless adjunct labor receives the state’s support to perform its educational role … Continue reading

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What is An Adjunct? A Document to Prep Students for NAWD

What is An Adjunct? A Document to Prep Students for NAWD.

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REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF NSHE PART-TIME INSTRUCTOR TASK FORCE

http://system.nevada.edu/tasks/sites/Nshe/assets/File/BoardOfRegents/Agendas/2014/dec-mtgs/bor-refs/11.pdf

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Adjunct Row is a Tough Row to Hoe.

1. Most “full-time” faculty have access to labor problem resolution through collective bargaining rights. Some adjuncts have no such access. 2. While using adjunct labor to meet institutional monetary goals, academic institutions in right to work states, at the same … Continue reading

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FTE. Boring, BUT…

Still needs deciphering/translation for the general public. I’m not sure I understand it myself.

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Metaphysical Dependence of Educational and Administrative Roles in Academia.

The idea educators (i.e., teachers) can exist without administrators in academia is an intelligible notion. First, given the prevalent cutbacks in academia since the economic downturn of 2008, many educators now perform new administrative duties not previously required. In some … Continue reading

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