Can Student Activists Push Administrators to Raise Pay for PT Faculty?
by Brian Min In April 2015, hundreds of students and professors from Columbia supported CU Fight for 15 by demonstrating in front of Low Steps to promote a $15 minimum wage for low-income workers and raising the wages of adjunct professors. CU Fight for 15 continues to be an active organization on campus and recently rallied to show approval of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to raise the minimum wage of fast-food workers to $15. Although the plan to incrementally achieve a $15 minimum wage by 2018 in NYC appears to be beneficial to fast-food workers, we need to re-examine the […]