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October 23, 2015

Houses, Cars, and Massive Bonuses: The Perks of Being a University Executive

Over the past few weeks, we’ve talked quite a bit about the rising cost of tuition here at USC. We’ve also discussed how that money might not be going to... Read More
October 14, 2015

The Corporatization of Higher Education: With a System That Caters to the 1 Percent, Students and Faculty Get Screwed

Fed up with a higher education system that prioritizes profits above all else, students and faculty are fighting back against exploitation in universities... Read More
October 8, 2015

The Plight of The Adjunct Professor

Emily Maloney at the Georgia Political Review outlines the real problems faced by faculty and students when universities drive down the cost of instruction... Read More
October 7, 2015

At USC, Our Administrator-to-Faculty Pay Ratio is a Major Problem

  Last week, the Daily Trojan highlighted a very real problem on campus – a sharp increase in high-paying administrative positions that has... Read More
October 1, 2015

Higher Education's Reliance on Adjuncts Has Consequences

In the Tampa Bay Times, Kym O'Sullivan speaks out about academia's dirty little secret: "Students are often clueless about the situation, believing all... Read More
October 1, 2015

The College President-to-Adjunct Pay Ratio

A great piece from The Atlantic's Laura McKenna: "While income inequality in higher education isn’t as high as Chipotle, it does rival that of other... Read More
September 25, 2015

USC Sees Increase in Administrative Staff

From the Daily Trojan: "Amid concern over rising tuition, USC has seen a 305.8 percent increase in hired administrative employees over a 25 year period, while... Read More
September 16, 2015

Back to School: The Price We Pay in 4 Graphics

Fall semester is in full swing, and our campus is buzzing with activity. The first weeks of back on campus are always an exciting time for students and... Read More
September 16, 2015

There Is No Excuse for How Universities Treat Adjuncts

Caroline Fredrickson of The Atlantic writes:   “That colleges and universities have turned more and more of their frontline employees into part-time... Read More
September 16, 2015

Colleges Flush With Cash Saddle Poorest Students With Debt

From Long Island Press:   “NYU is not the only university with a billion-dollar endowment to leave its poorest students with heavy debt loads. More... Read More

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Huge news! Congrats to Tufts University graduate students who just won their union! ...

Congrats to Tufts University Graduate Employees who just won their union! Welcome to Local 509! read more here: www.seiu509.org/2017/05/18/news-tufts-grad-students-make-history-with-vote-to-join-seiu-local-509/

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