April 25, 2023
Increasing reliance on part-time faculty has given grad students the upper hand in compensation negotiations.
March 9, 2020
South Dakota has just become the fourth state to ban faculty unions at public universities, joining Texas, Virginia, and Wisconsin.
March 30, 2016
Are adjunct professors treated unjustly?
October 9, 2015
George Leef discusses an argument by two college presidents for an end to the traditional faculty role in college governance.
March 18, 2015
An economics professor explains why he regards faculty unionization as bad law.
August 23, 2011
Tenure and a heavy emphasis on research over teaching are among the factors that dilute contemporary higher education, says Naomi Schaefer Riley.
April 20, 2011
Peter Wood explains why a planned day of protest by academic unions faltered.
March 9, 2011
In this week's Pope Center Clarion Call, we feature two sharply differing views on the hotly debated topic of faculty unionization. Arguing in favor is the AAUP's Cary Nelson. Arguing agains......
March 3, 2011
Naomi Schaefer Riley writes in USA Today about the ongoing unionization of public higher education. The sprawling labor force of an ever-expanding academy has become a fertile recruiting ground for......
July 14, 2010
David Brooks of the New York Times writes a fine column on the power of books in the age of the internet. His observations are prompted by a study which finds that low income elementary school stude......