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New Faculty Majority: The National Coalition for Adjunct and Contingent Equity is an independent national non-profit (501(c)6) organization supporting adjunct and contingent faculty in all disciplines and at any public or private university, college or community college in the US. Membership in NFM is open to any person interested in improving higher education by improving the working conditions of the majority of its faculty. Its affiliated 501(c)3 (pending) is the New Faculty Majority Foundation
Our Mission Statement:
NFM is dedicated to improving the quality of higher education by advancing professional equity and securing academic freedom for all adjunct and contingent faculty. For this purpose, NFM engages in education and advocacy to provide economic justice and academic equity for all college faculty. NFM is committed to creating stable, equitable, sustainable, non-exploitative academic environments that promote more effective teaching, learning, and research.
Key Publications by and about NFM
"Confronting Contingency: Faculty Equity and the Goals of Academic Democracy" by Maria Maisto and Board Member Steve Street in Winter 2011 Liberal Education
Op-ed published in Feb. 27, 2011 Cleveland Plain Dealer
Letter to the Editor published in April 24, 2010 Wall Street Journal
"The 'Untouchables' of American Higher Education" by NFM Advisor Pablo Eisenberg in the June 29, 2010 Huffington Post
"Confessions of a Tenured Professor" by NFM Board Member Peter Brown in Inside Higher Ed
"The Adjunct's Moment of Truth" by NFM Board President Maria Maisto in Inside Higher Ed
Profile of NFM in the Chronicle of Higher Education
"Higher Education Takes a Hit" inThe Nation April 13 2009