75 percent of higher education faculty working on contingent contracts Student debt totaling $1.4 trillion Poverty level wages for campus workers and college graduates Corporatized “reform” for college Race and gender inequities in student access to higher ed and in academic labor Join us to fight for quality and equality in higher education: organize local actions[…]
Congressional Briefing Set For October 26, 2015 Every member of Congress has been invited to attend this briefing, which kicks off Campus Equity Week 2015 on Monday, October 26 at 2pm in Washington DC. Please help us to inform and educate our elected representatives about the imperative to address the contingent faculty crisis by calling and e-mailing[…]
Campus Equity Week Merchandise NFM is proud to partner with Ethix Merch, an ethically sourced/union-supportive promotional merchandise company. UPDATE: The NFM Ethix Merch store is now closed to insure there would be time for delivery by Oct. 23. In the near future, the NFM store will be open all year round, offering merchandise available for purchase. Campus Equity[…]
If you were not able to participate in the Sept. 9 CEW planning webinar, the recording is available at this link: http://neaorg.adobeconnect.com/p7kzyuh2ci5/ At that link you will also be able to download the Powerpoint that was presented as well as the recorded message from Jennie Shanker, co-coordinator of NFM’s National Arts Project.
CEW 2015 planning is underway! This year NFM hopes to coordinate a few targeted national actions while activists around the country, building on the success of past CEWs, most recently CEW 2013, and National Adjunct Walkout Day 2015, plan events and actions at the local and campus level. This site will continue to provide resources and information,[…]
On February 25, 2015, many contingent faculty and allies participated in “National Adjunct Walkout Day.” We applaud the activism that drove that effort and invite participants to keep the momentum going by helping build Campus Equity actions going forward.
There is a confluence of adjunct advocacy in Washington, D.C. today. Here’s what’s happening: The House Committee on Education and the Workforce Democratic Staff released its report on contingent faculty in higher education, “The Just-In-Time Professor,” the result of Rep. George Miller’s (D-Calif.) e-Forum that collected stories from 845 adjunct faculty in 41 states. Inside Higher Ed[…]