Out of Africa: Brain Drain

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by P.D. Lesko and Ann Brucklacher The over reliance on part-time faculty at colleges and universities is a truly global phenomenon. In North America, more than 60 percent of college faculty hold temporary appointments. In South America, the percentage, according to higher education researcher Dr. Philip Altbach, is also near 60 percent. In Africa, according to various studies funded by American foundations such as the Ford, Rockefeller and McArthur Foundations, between 40 to 60 percent of college faculty hold part-time, temporary teaching appointments. The reason behind the over reliance of African institutions on large numbers of part-time faculty has to […]
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