Expanded Partnership Demonstrates Joint Commitment to Adjunct
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.
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.