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Synonyms for adjunct

Synonyms for adjunct

a subordinate element added to another entity

Synonyms for adjunct

something added to another thing but not an essential part of it

a person who is an assistant or subordinate to another

Related Words

a construction that can be used to extend the meaning of a word or phrase but is not one of the main constituents of a sentence

furnishing added support

of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another


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Expanded Partnership Demonstrates Joint Commitment to Adjunct Faculty
The Arkansas State University System, however, does track adjuncts and had data available for its four community colleges and its flagship university at Jonesboro.
Look to adjuncts to share their classroom innovations.
For Ian Duckies, an adjunct professor of philosophy at four California institutions, another goal was to push for increased funding from the government, with a particular focus on pay equity for adjuncts.
Compared with adjuncts whose sole income is from teaching at three, four or five schools, we hobbyists are in the minority.
The adjunct faculty in Duquesne s McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts handily won a union election, with 85% voting in favor of the union over two years ago in July 2012.
By hiring adjunct faculty at one-fourth the cost, universities save approximately $60,000 according to numbers gathered by National Public Radio.
Feldman and Turnley (2001) found that many adjuncts seek part-time teaching positions because of flexible scheduling and a desire to work with seasoned faculty.
To avoid the added costs, at least two dozen colleges earlier this year cut the number of courses taught by adjuncts in order to keep them below the 30-hour threshold, according to media reports.
A key element for involving adjuncts in college initiatives is an adjunct in-service, which ideally should be held early on in the semester.
The amounts donated and the large number of adjuncts who supported this scholarship fund reaffirms the absolute commitment that the adjunct faculty has to the law school and our students.
The administration assumed the orientation program would help adjuncts connect to the business school and enhance their success in the classroom.
The quality and cost savings of adjuncts have colleges and universities turning to part-time personnel in growing numbers.
Because university policies on adjuncts are open-ended or unspecified, each participant defines adjunct roles differently; these definitions are not always compatible.
Fulltime faculty repay this scorn with interest, dismissing adjuncts as mere moonlighters" ("Adjunct as Object," 2002, p.