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Community Colleges Score a $12 Billion Dollar Bribe

If you are an adjunct at a community college, you teach in a system that has come to rely increasingly on faculty off the tenure-track. At the moment, nationally, about 70 percent of faculty employed at community colleges teach off the tenure-track. You also teach in a system with one of the most abysmal rates […]

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Celebrating the Adjunct Writer: Carol Amato

I’ve spent a lot of time in recent posts lamenting this or that aspect of the adjunct’s relationship with writing. I’d like to take a break from that to celebrate one of the many adjuncts who is also a successful writer. Carol Amato has been an adjunct for some time now…and she’s published close to […]

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  • AdjunctNation Editorial Team: @Jeffr thanks for pointing out the distinction.
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  • Freddi-Jo Bruschke: An excellent description of this editorial.