Prof Punks Chem Students—Sends Imposter to Teach First Day of Class

Prof Punks Chem Students—Sends Imposter to Teach First Day of Class

This prank is proof that any professorial-looking man with a bald head and khakis can walk to the front of a freshman chemistry class on the first day of college and have his way with the ignorant newcomers for as long as his gravitas will carry him. Or until the real professor walks in. The […]

SATIRE: Humorist Concedes—Adjunct Employment Impossible to Satirize

SATIRE: Humorist Concedes—Adjunct Employment Impossible to Satirize

by Teena Angst Satirist Teena Angst, has announced defeat in her attempt to generate satire pertaining to adjunct faculty. Angst explained, “I once met a gay, female, little person, African-American, amputee who was Jewish. I remember thinking that was the most oppressed person in the world. Now I know better. The most marginalized person in America is […]

College That Claims it “Can’t Afford” Health Care for Adjuncts, Spent $1.6M per FT Faculty/Staff in 2013

College That Claims it “Can’t Afford” Health Care for Adjuncts, Spent $1.6M per FT Faculty/Staff in 2013

by P.D. Lesko Ivy Tech Community College employs 120 full-time faculty and 500 part-time faculty. It’s a common ratio at American community colleges these days and it’s a ratio meant to achieve exactly one purpose: to save money. Recently, administrators at Ivy Tech alleged that the community college is experiencing a “shortage” of adjunct faculty […]

Ivy Tech Community College Blames Affordable Care Act for “Shortage” of Adjunct Faculty

Ivy Tech Community College Blames Affordable Care Act for “Shortage” of Adjunct Faculty

by Seth Schlabaugh Ivy Tech Community College is experiencing a shortage of adjunct faculty linked to the Affordable Care Act, aka ObamaCare. “We know that in some areas, that’s a 30 percent to 40 percent increase in the need for the number of adjunct faculty,” regional Chancellor Andy Bowne said during a speech last Friday, […]

In Nigeria Long-Time PT Lecturers Take to the Courts to Demand FT Status

In Nigeria Long-Time PT Lecturers Take to the Courts to Demand FT Status

by Augustine Aminu Fifty lecturers of the Rivers State College of Health Sciences and Technology have petitioned the House of Assembly over their non-engagement after spending between 10 and 15 years in the service of the school. They alleged that they were still accorded the status of part-time lecturers by the management of the institution. […]