Mayday Manifesto Signers Call For Minimum $5K Per Course Pay For Adjuncts. How Can So Many People Be So Wrong?
by P.D. Lesko I scanned the list of signers, and recognized many of the names. Good, hardworking people. Well-intentioned people. I’ve met many of them at conferences over the years. Interviewed several of them for Adjunct Advocate magazine and AdjunctNation.com. These people had signed in support of a national call to ” ensure educational quality, fairness and equity by improving the wages and working conditions of all contingent faculty in higher education.” The campaign is called the Mayday Manifesto. The Manifesto itself is full of the requisite hyperbole and calls to action one expects from such documents. It also outlines […]