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August 24, 2020

Higher ed group offers ideas for supporting contingent faculty

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Hallie Busta, Education Dive

Support for non-tenure-track faculty members continues to be a concern amid pandemic-related cutbacks and pushback over how some campuses plan to reopen. A faculty industry group this week put out a list of principles and recommendations for institutions to protect those instructors, calling for them to get paid sick leave, unemployment benefits, and extended access to rehire or promotion opportunities. The ideas come as calls for greater shared governance grow across the sector in light of the ongoing health crisis.

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