The Last Word

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by P.D. Lesko It’s time for part-timers to come out of the closet. If it’s December, I must be at the annual extravaganza the Modern Language Association…

by P.D. Lesko IN THIS ISSUE, you’ll notice a couple of editorial changes. First, we’ve added a new regular feature called “In the Classroom.” There, readers will…

AFTER THE DISCIPLINE of English, the social sciences employ the most temporary faculty, according to a survey conducted by the National Education Association. Part-timers slog away, keeping…

by P.D. Lesko News Flash: A Department Education study has found that 62 percent of college faculty with full-time jobs are men. Of the 1.2 million college…

I attended the National Council of Teachers of English CCCC’s conference this past March. Held in San Francisco, the event spanned three days and included, literally, hundreds…

I didn’t plan for all of the features in this issue to deal with part-time faculty unionization, but sometimes the best plans simply aren’t made—they happen. So…

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This issue marks the second time we have looked at the use of part-time faculty in countries other than the United States. The first time, in the…

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by P.D. Lesko September is a very busy month for part-time faculty. Some aren’t sure what their final teaching schedules will look like, others have their courses,…

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