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adjunction

Adding something to property in such a manner that it loses its independent identity.

Example: Personal property consisting of boards and nails will become part of the real estate by adjunction when they are used to build an addition to a house.

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Poorly paid adjuncts may garner the most sympathy, but they are not the only victims.
And Faculty Forward, an advocacy project of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), reports that Jesuit colleges in 2013 saved an average of about $42,000 for every course an adjunct taught.
Support for the adjunct clinical nursing instructor can also be provided through mentorship.
5 Adjunct faculty unionization has not had much impact on access to health insurance.
He said about 1,500 of the school's a little more than 1,600 adjunct faculty belong to the union, nearly double the number of union member just a few years ago.
While these studies focused on full-time faculty, many occupational therapists begin their transition to academia as adjunct faculty.
Overall, universities are hiring adjuncts at a rate of 3 to 1 over full time faculty and more than 70% of faculty hiring in higher education was adjunct rather than full-time faculty (Bettinger & Long, 2010; Caruth & Caruth, 2013).
This article considers the shortage of accounting faculty and the phrase "qualified adjunct faculty." looking at the requirements as specified by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).
As a contingent workforce, however, gaining the commitment of adjunct faculty beyond a paycheck has been difficult (June, 2012; Merriman, 2010).
However, the decision to hire adjunct faculty often falls to a department chair who may or may not have the time to screen and interview multiple candidates.
The topic of her presentation is "Using Oak Adjuncts for Specific Winemaking Goals." Saying too many winemakers are imprecise about their use of adjuncts, Seabrook will reveal how to avoid common winemaking mistakes.
For the most part, contingent or adjunct faculty inspire the most sympathy.