Students Protest Lack of Due Process in Adjunct Faculty Hiring/Dismissal Decisions

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by Danielle Fox When Sandra Saba found out the University of Pittsburgh did not rehire her favorite professor, Bobbie Jo Duffy, she began demanding answers from Pitt’s administration about transparency. Saba asked for better treatment of adjuncts and, above all, the return of Duffy to the American Sign Language department. Duffy worked at Pitt for five years as an adjunct professor and signed a one-semester contract in August 2013 as a part-time lecturer to teach American Sign Language in the fall 2013 semester. The University informed Duffy in November 2013 that her contract would not be renewed for the spring semester. […]
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