February 11, 2014: IRS issues new iteration of rules for calculating adjunct faculty work hours
Read NFM's comments to the IRS regarding the calculation of adjunct faculty work hours at http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/files/NFM-F%20Comments%20on%20ACA_Final.pdf
There is a confluence of adjunct advocacy in Washington, D.C. today. Here's what's happening:
Take Part. Higher Education’s Darkest Secret. Op ed by Maria Maisto, NFM President. Jan. 22, 2013. http://www.takepart.com/article/2013/01/22/higher-educations-darkest-secret
Inside Higher Education. The Alt-Ac Track. By Brenda Bethman and C. Shaun Longstreet. Jan. 14, 2013.
CBS News. Do Colleges Exploit Their Professors?By Lynn O'Shaughnessy.Nov 27, 2012.
Mentioned in the article: NFM
SEIU. Adjunct Action Symposium Unites Contingent Faculty from Across Boston. By Mariah Quinn. April 18, 2013. Quoted in the article: Maria Maisto, NFM President and NFMF Executive Director. http://www.seiu.org/2013/04/adjunct-symposium-unites-contingent-faculty-in-bos.php
The Chronicle of Higher Education. New Complaint to Accreditor Assails College's Treatment of Adjuncts. By Peter Schmid. April 17, 2013. Quoted in the article: Maria Maisto, NFM President and NFMF Executive Director. http://chronicle.com/article/New-Complaint-to-Accreditor/138555/?key=TD11dwE1YSYSYCxkZG1CMzkEanxpM0JwYSJLYnskbltdEg%3D%3D
The News Record. Lawmakers Review Adjunct Faculty Legislation. By Lance Lambert. April 17, 2013. Quoted in the article: Maria Maisto, NFM President and NFMF Executive Director. http://www.newsrecord.org/news/state/article_8e7683e0-a7d3-11e2-b07a-001a4bcf6878.html
WKSU. Ohio's adjunct professors prepare to lobby for benefits: New association says part-time university faculty deserve more rights. By Amy Cooknick. April 16, 2013. Quoted in the article: Matt Williams, NFM VP. http://www.wksu.org/news/story/35265
Akron Beacon Journal. Akron adjuncts launch part-time faculty group. By Carol Biliczky. April 11, 2013.
Mentioned in the article: April Freely and David Wilder, co-chairs of the Organizing Committee of OPTFA. http://www.ohio.com/news/akron-adjuncts-launch-part-time-faculty-group-1.388756
New York Times. Gap Widens for Faculty at Colleges, Report Finds. By Tamar Lewin. April 8, 2013. Mentioned in the article: NFMF Research Report “Who is Professor ‘Staff’ and How Can This Person Teach So Many Classes?’. http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/08/education/gap-in-university-faculty-pay-continues-to-grow-report-finds.html?_r=0
The Village Voice. Contingency Plan: Outsourcing Education. By Neil deMause Wednesday. April 3, 2013. Quoted in the article: Maria Maisto, NFM President and NFMF Executive Director. http://www.villagevoice.com/2013-04-03/news/contingency-plan-outsourcing-education/
The New School Free Press. Teaching Part-Time. By Michael Kaplan. April 1, 2013. Quoted in the article: Maria Maisto, NFM President and NFMF Executive Director. http://www.newschoolfreepress.com/2013/04/01/teaching-part-time/
Inside Higher Ed. “The Union-Agnostic Adjunct Agenda.”
NPR.org “A 'Permatemp' Economy: The Idea Of The Expendable Employee.” Jan. 28, 3013.
NYT Blog. The Rise of the Permanent Temp Economy. By Erin Hatton. Jan. 26, 2013.
Inside Higher Ed. Digital Pink Slips.By Paul Fain. Jan. 29, 2013.
Quoted in the article: Matt Williams, NFM VP
Inside Higher Ed. Paternal Parental Leave. By Collen Flaherty. Jan. 24, 2013. Quoted in the article: Maria Maisto, NFM President and NFMF Executive Director
The Chronicle of Higher Education. Contingent Faculty Should Play Broader Role in Governance, AAUP Says. By Nick DeSantis. Jan. 22, 2013. http://chronicle.com/blogs/ticker/contingent-faculty-should-play-broader-role-in-governance-aaup-says/54461
AAUP.org. Report on Contingent Faculty Participation in Governance Issued. By Gwendolyn Bradley. Jan. 17, 2013. http://www.aaup.org/article/report-contingent-faculty-participation-governance-issued#.UQANGB00WSo
Akron Beacon Journal. UA limiting part-time hours to avoid health-care costs, may boost workload of others. April 6, 2013. Quoted in the article: Maria Maisto, NFM President and NFMF Executive Director.
American Thinker. Educators Hit by ObamaCare. By Eileen F. Toplansky. Jan. 20, 2013. Mentioned in the article: NFM
Wall Street Journal. Health Law Pinches Colleges. Jan. 18, 2013. Quoted in the online article: Maria Maisto, NFM President and NFMF Executive Director. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887323635504578213502177768898.html. You must register with WSJ to read the article.
MSNBC. Colleges roll back faculty hours in response to Obamacare. By Ned Resnikoff. Jan. 14, 2013. http://tv.msnbc.com/2013/01/14/colleges-roll-back-faculty-hours-in-response-to-obamacare/
The Daily Beast. Are Adjuncts Full Time Employees? By Megan McArdle. Jan 14, 2013. http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/01/14/are-adjuncts-full-time-employees.html
The Chronicle of Higher Education. Adjuncts' Advocates Call for Fair Treatment on Work-Hour Calculations by Sydni Dunn, April 23, 2013 http://chronicle.com/article/Adjuncts-Advocates-Call-for/138757/
The Chronicle of Higher Education. Colleges Are Slashing Adjuncts' Hours to Skirt New Rules on Health Insurance Eligibility by Sydni Dunn. April 22, 2013. http://chronicle.com/article/Colleges-Curb-Adjuncts-Hours/138653/
The Chronicle of Higher Education. IRS Says Colleges Must Be 'Reasonable' When Calculating Adjuncts' Work Hours. By Audrey Williams June. Jan. 7, 2013. Quoted in the article: Maria Maisto, NFM President and NFMF executive director. http://chronicle.com/article/IRS-Says-Colleges-Must-Be/136523/?cid=at&utm_source=at&utm_medium=en>
Inside Higher Ed. Making the Adjunct Case. By Colleen Flaherty. Jan. 9, 2013. Quoted in the article: Debra Leigh Scott, NFM Board Member; Marisa Allison, NFM’s Acting Research Director; Ethan Miller, NFM member; Adrianna Kezar, NFM member; Gary Rhoades, NFMF board member; Matt Williams, NFM Vice-President; and Maria Maisto, NFM President and NFMF executive director. http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2013/01/09/adjunct-leaders-consider-strategies-force-change
The Chronicle of Higher Education. What if the Adjuncts Shrugged? By William Pannapacker. Jan. 6, 2013. http://chronicle.com/blogs/conversation/2013/01/06/what-if-the-adjuncts-shrugged/
The Chronicle of Higher Education. MLA Sessions Keep the Focus on Adjuncts. By Jennifer Howard. Jan. 5, 2013. http://chronicle.com/article/MLA-Sessions-Keep-the-Focus-on/136501/
The Chronicle of Higher Education. Adjunct Project Reveals Wide Range in Pay. By Audrey Williams June and Jonah Newman. Jan. 4, 2013. http://chronicle.com/article/Adjunct-Project-Show-Wide/136439
Inside Higher Ed. MLA delegates vote on CUNY, adjuncts, gun control. By Libby A. Nelson. Jan. 7, 2012. Mentioned in the article: A motion co-sponsored by Maria Maisto, NFM President and NFMF executive director. http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2013/01/07/mla-delegates-vote-cuny-adjuncts-gun-control
NFM President Maria Maisto and Member/SEIU VP Kip Lornell on Kojo Nnamdi Show (NPR DC: WAMU) Monday, Oct. 1, 2012