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  • The Adjunct Underclass: How America's Colleges Betrayed Their Faculty, Their Students, and Their Mission
    Herb Childress


    It’s time to rethink universities’ growing reliance on contingent faculty

    Imagine you’re a new academic considering an adjunct teaching job that pays $80 per hour. Sure, you’ll need to pick up a few more courses to pay the bills, you think, but this is a good start. But consider this: The quoted rate reflects only your classroom hours. You will likely work an additional 3… Read More