GRCC F/T Faculty Say College Employs Too Many Part-Timers

Full-time faculty at Grand Rapids Community College are speaking out against the school’s rapid growth and the president’s management and hiring strategy, specifically that part-time faculty now teach more classes than they do. Faculty union leaders say they’ve become disenchanted with President Steven Ender in his second year at the helm, contending he doesn’t work closely enough with professors and others before making big decisions. "We have become GRAC — Grand Rapids Adjunct College," union President Frederick van Hartesveldt III told trustees at a meeting last week, speaking out at the urging of the Faculty Council. "We need to grow, […]
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