December's newsletter offers a preview of selected articles and book reviews from our forthcoming winter issue. Follow the links below or visit https://www.aaup.org/academe to read other highlights from Academe and the Academe Blog.
Do Adjuncts Have Academic Freedom? or Why Tenure Matters
The costs of contingency.
By Henry Reichman
Now What? Adding Accessibility Midstream
Accommodations in the online classroom.
By Martina Svyantek, Scott D. Dexter, and Ashley Shew
Diverse Women as Guests in the Academic House
Caroline Sotello Viernes Turner reviews Presumed Incompetent II: Race, Class, Power, and Resistance of Women in Academia edited by Yolanda Flores Niemann, Gabriella Gutiérrez y Muhs, and Carmen G. Gonzalez.
Challenging Merit from a Place of Privilege
Mitchell L. Stevens reviews The Merit Myth: How Our Colleges Favor the Rich and Divide America by Anthony P. Carnevale, Peter Schmidt, and Jeff Strohl.
FROM THE ARCHIVES
Chronic Illness and the Academic Career
The hidden epidemic in higher education.
By Stephanie A. Goodwin and Susanne Morgan
FROM THE BLOG
A Telling Blame Game at UNC
By Jay M. Smith
Another Pandemic Danger—Union Busting
By a Saint Leo University Faculty Member
Blog Survey Seeks Reader Feedback
By Academe Blog
Perspective: Retrenchment Has Been Suffocating My Voice, But I Won’t Let It
By Gretchen McNamara
University of Toronto Facing Censure Over Hiring Scandal
By David Robinson
Administrative Crackdowns on “Appropriate” Faculty Expression during the Pandemic
By Cathryn Bailey
Perspectives and Decisions in a COVID-19 World
By Dane C. Joseph
What Have We Learned? Lessons from the Last Decade
Posted by Jennifer Ruth