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Letters to the Editor, Op-eds, Opinion

Op-ed: American Classroom program hurt by changes

Op-ed: American Classroom program hurt by changes

The CPS will be pushing its international students to learn significantly faster than native speakers to learn the same material.

by × April 20, 2017 × 0 comments

campus

Student group protests for adjunct professors

Student group protests for adjunct professors

A mass of protesters chanting pro-worker slogans and carrying orange-emblazoned signs stared down Green Line trains outside Northeastern University (NU) on Tuesday afternoon.

by × November 12, 2015 × 45 comments

Letters to the Editor, Opinion

Letter: Adjunct professors deserve better conditions

Letter: Adjunct professors deserve better conditions

Why don’t adjunct faculty – the majority of educators at Northeastern University – have offices? This is the question the adjunct faculty union has been asking the administration for over a year as we bargain unsuccessfully to change our dismal working conditions on campus. The university says it’s impractical and […]

by × November 11, 2015 × 45 comments

campus

Student activists stage sit-in, rally

Student activists stage sit-in, rally

In light of the movements to increase wages to $15 for all minimum wage employees and fair salaries for adjunct faculty, student activists held two events on Tuesday, April 14.

by × April 16, 2015 × 58 comments

Letters to the Editor

An open letter to President Aoun

Dear President Aoun, We are writing to you today as the Empower Adjuncts Community Coalition, a collection of various student organizations – from the executive cabinet of the Student Government Association (SGA) to environmental advocates and healthcare reform champions – and community members. Despite our groups’ diverse interests, we have […]

by × April 15, 2015 × 45 comments

campus

With uncertain futures, adjuncts seek to unionize

Tucked in the basement of Hayden Hall is a classroom-sized space with a half a dozen desks and chairs, a couple of computers and a few knitted tapestries hanging from the walls. It’s not clear what the proper word would be to describe the room, or others like it. For the 20 lecturers who teach an introduction to business course at Northeastern, this is their shared space, their common area, their workroom.

by × October 17, 2013 × 53 comments

City

Boston adjunct professors fight for wages, benefits

Part-time professors across the city are looking to unionize in order to protect the labor and services they provide for their universities. At Northeastern, adjunct professors are fighting for wages and benefits in a movement called Adjunct Action sponsored by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU).

by × October 9, 2013 × 37 comments