teaching assistants

Wed, Feb 11, 2015, 6:56am
Following NYU's lead, a union of Columbia graduate student students is seeking recognition from the University. What can they accomplish, and for whom are they accomplishing it?
Tue, Feb 18, 2014, 8:07pm
Teachers College Ph.D candidates working as course assistants should be compensated as much as their colleagues in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
Wed, Jan 29, 2014, 3:38am
Continuing concerns about unfair workloads for course assistants, under-compensation, and the state of the budget at Teachers College in the wake of a $300 million fundraising initiative have some students seeking their own answers to their complaints.
Mon, Dec 10, 2012, 4:32am
Akshay Shah, SEAS ’14 and a University Senator, is leading the movement for an improved, more standardized training process for undergraduate teaching assistants.
Fri, Dec 7, 2012, 5:14am
The Teachers College administration raised teaching assistants’ pay by $200 and established new guidelines for their workloads, but some still feel that their pay and work conditions are minimal relative to the Columbia equivalent.
Thu, Mar 1, 2012, 10:13pm
Whether pursuing a degree for prestige or education, we should value our graduate instructors.
Fri, Dec 9, 2011, 3:56am
Teachers College TAs have expressed frustration that their pay is significantly lower than that of Columbia TAs—who are typically paid about $5,000 per class—even though they say they do just as much work.