Community Colleges Hiring Fewer Staff, Including Adjuncts

by Stephanie Hughs In fall 2021, the academic workforce at community colleges in the U.S. reached its lowest point in nearly two decades, according to a new analysis of federal data out Wednesday from the American Association of University Professors. The last two years have seen particularly steep declines, as enrollment levels at schools have wavered and community colleges face increased competition for instructors. Alberto Urbina is now an educator, who worked as a welder in Houston for 5 years. When he’s talking to students who are thinking about it as a career, he likes to point out all the smokestacks he’s […]
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