Non-union campuses are also responding to adjunct
say the college is making that difficult by sending emails that oppose unionization and by seeking a religious exemption to the union-forming process overseen by the National Labor Relations Board.
Readers interested in a detailed salary analysis can refer to the Adjunct
Project website (http:// adjunct
However, colleges should look to these corporations and minority-owned businesses, not as a source of potential students, but to identity potential adjunct
The unionization efforts of adjuncts
will help aid this trend because as adjuncts
become more expensive, to the extent that the unionization is successful, the institutions will begin to think more about the notion of the benefits of full-time instructional faculty who are not on tenure tracks, rather than adjuncts
," Ehrenberg concluded.
By serving on these boards, you can make positive contributions to the school, improve your status as a potential adjunct
, and become a valuable representative of your company for recruiting and other purposes.
Ginsberg, who wasn't talking specifically about Arkansas schools, said universities have slashed instructional costs by hiring adjunct
facility members while administrative costs have skyrocketed.
In Equality for Contingent Faculty: Overcoming the Two-Tier System, Keith Hoeller, an adjunct
at Green River Community College in Auburn, Wash.
The plight of adjunct
faculty garnered international attention upon the death of Margaret Mary Vojtko, a Duquesne adjunct
faculty member who passed away shortly after being fired by the administration, following 25 years of loyal service to her students.
In spite of the high levels of reliance on adjunct
faculty, it is disconcerting to see the lack of research literamre available to gauge the efficacy and promote the improvement of this resource.
employment can be very attractive to qualified individuals.
Kip Lornell, an adjunct
music professor at George Washington University in the District of Columbia, has been teaching students for 25 years and is the author of 13 books on American music.