Unionization is one way for adjuncts
to try to improve their situation, using collective bargaining to shift the power balance to secure higher pay, benefits, and job stability.
who applied to graduate school with lofty ambitions of cutting-edge scholarship and visions of a warm, mentoring relationship with students end up with short-term contracts, long hours, low pay, limited opportunities for research, and only fleeting connections with the people who sit in their classes.
1 Most adjuncts
and part-time employees do not receive health benefits.
ratified the contract July 12; adult-education members did so June 15, according to a spokesman for the college.
"If the adjuncts
are unionized, they're represented by the union that represents the full-time faculty," Krompier said.
used active learning, an EBTP, but did not name the strategy directly.
The objective of this study is to examine the potential relationship between the components of the full-range leadership model (and most specifically the transformational component of this model) as exhibited in the leadership style of the department chair and the continuance commitment of online adjuncts
. Based on this objective, the following hypotheses were developed and tested:
faculty positions are a good way for professionals to begin a career in academia.
The ties that bind: How faculty learning communities connect online adjuncts
to their virtual institutions.
Two one-hour tasting labs also will be conducted as breakout sessions, and attendees can choose to attend the barrel trials session or the oak adjuncts
In addition to low pay, adjuncts
have limited job security, since their contracts may only extend the length of one semester.
All three of us have served at various schools as adjunct
professors and full-time faculty, and Richard has been an accounting coordinator responsible for hiring adjuncts
While the issue of reliance on low-paid adjuncts
to deliver increasingly expensive college-level instruction has made national news, the Arkansas Department of Higher Education doesn't keep statistics on how many adjuncts
each school employs or how much they are paid.
"I just got a letter from my director and she said there is no summer employment for adjuncts
. There were four slots, and they got filled," she says.
do not necessarily want to be involved in additional requirements that are not related to teaching.