What's to be Done About the Adjuncts in Florida?
by Chris Cumo ROME BUILT AN empire of roads, baths and aqueducts. Some 1,500 years after the empire disintegrated, Florida is building a vast network of community colleges. Its 28, many with multiple campuses, teemed with 753,255 students, according to the Florida Community College System Web page, in the 1998-1999 academic year, giving the system one of the largest enrollments among state systems of community colleges in the United States. Suppose the average student took 10 credits that year–well below a full-time load–at $100 per credit. These figures would have grossed the system $753,255,000. If Florida’s community colleges could issue stock, […]