End of Mandatory Retirement Frustrates Canadian Part-time Professors

When Ashley Carver accepted a position as a part-time professor at Saint Mary’s University three years ago, he thought he had entered the profession at the perfect time. School administrators told him a wave of baby boomers would be retiring within five years and younger professors would have the opportunity to fill openings. But new legislation introduced by the Nova Scotia government will allow professors to work past retirement age, and this has Mr. Carver and his peers worried full-time opportunities will vanish. Mr. Carver, 34, teaches two courses in criminology and sociology per semester. He would like to do […]
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