United Adjunct Faculty Endorse Campus Equity Week

United Adjunct Faculty of New Jersey, Local 2222, with chapters at ten community colleges, endorsed Campus Equity Week, starting October 30. The week is intended to promote awareness of the harmful consequences of the precarious situation of faculty in higher education, to organize for action, and to build solidarity among stakeholders, according to Campus Equity 2017.…

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AFT New Jersey Supports Adjunct Faculty Member Wrongly Fired after Tucker Carlson Appearance

American Federation of Teachers New Jersey (AFTNJ) President Donna M. Chiera issued the following statement on Essex County College Adjunct Faculty Member Lisa Durden, who was unjustifiably terminated following an appearance on Tucker Carlson’s Fox News Channel show: “In a discussion with Fox News’ Tucker Carlson, Essex County College Adjunct Faculty member Lisa Durden tried to point out aspects of white privilege.…

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Video: Montclair Adjunct Faculty Awardees

Ruth Clark

Prof. Clark started teaching at Montclair State University more than three decades ago as a way to give back to the community and brings a wealth of experience to her craft.

Karen Guancione

Guancione is a practicing artist who brings her craft to Montclair State University students. She mixes art with activism.
Chris Natale

Biology Adjunct Faculty member, Natale has been teaching at Montclair State University for 20 years and brings pharmaceutical industry experience.… Read more

Rutgers union grows with NJIT adjunct faculty, graduate workers

By Bob Makin, Courier News and Home Tribune

More than 300 adjunct faculty professors at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) have voted to form a union local.

The state Public Employee Relations Commission (PERC), the entity that regulates public sector unions in New Jersey, certified the vote on April 25. The local is affiliating with the Rutgers American Association of University Professors-American Federation of Teachers.…

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Assembly Higher Education Talks Adjuncts and Tenure

The working conditions of Adjunct faculty were up for discussion in the State Assembly Higher Education Committee meeting Thursday, Oct. 6 in Trenton. Chair Mila Jasey heard from legislators Sen. (and former Governor) Dick Codey and Assemblyman Dan Benson, former Assembly Speaker Joseph Doria as well as an AFT New Jersey delegation consisting of Dan O’Connor, Susanna Tardi, David Chapman, Elaine Bobrove and Steve Young.…

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