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“The Just-In-Time Professor”

New House Education and the Workforce Committee report highlights the plight of Adjunct Professors.  This document marks the first time Congress has so formally acknowledged a situation that adjunct activists have long deemed exploitative.

Doing High Ed Right

Increasing education funding! Hiring full-time professors! Are these places for real? 

"Instead of bemoaning various and sundry injustices, (Slate columnist, Rebecca Schuman)... highlight(s) two tiny, shining beacons in what is otherwise a fetid, drying sea, one a-bob with cannibal-rat-infested ghost ships."

Adjuncts on NPR

http://www.npr.org/2014/02/03/268427156/part-time-professors-demand-higher-pay-will-colleges-listen

NPR program on Adjunct Faculty

This hour-long discussion on the Diane Rems Show on Adjunct Faculty is well worth listening to. Maria Misto of the New Faculty Majority is one of the panelists.

http://thedianerehmshow.org/shows/2014-04-16/growing-reliance-adjunct-professors#disqus_thread    Click on Listen


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