Yearly Archives

2008

Happy Holidays

I want to take a moment and wish everyone Happy Holidays! I'm spending the school break with my family at home. We're enjoying over 14 inches of snow at the moment by cross-country skiing, sledding, snowboarding (the boys, not me!) and…

Not Our Adjuncts

I just finished doing something I do every Monday (well, every day, really) browsing news pieces about part-time faculty. In particular, I am interested in what college and university administrators are planning to do in the current…

Podcasts

Last Friday, we added an absolutely wonderful podcast interview with Smokey Thomas, President of OPSEU. In the 20 minute interview, Thomas talks at length about the union's drive to organize all of the part-time faculty in Ontario, Canada.…

Headlines

In the November 14th issue of The Chronicle of Higher Education sitting on my desk, the following headline is splashed across the front page: "Use of Part-Time Instructors Tied to Lower Student Success." I can't even begin to tell you how…