One frequently reads in the newspaper and magazine articles published about part-time faculty these days (many of which are authored by tenured or tenure-line faculty) that a major problem with.
Before you huff and puff at me, I want to say that it the title of this piece comes from the Executive Director of the Modern Language Association, Rosemary Feal,.
By nature I am somewhat competitive. Let's just say that if your token lands on Boardwalk and I have a hotel there, you're not getting a break in the rent,.
You know how I hate just linking to someone else's writing. It's, well, so unoriginal. However, in today's edition of InsideHigherEd.com, Greg Zobel has an essay titled "The Adjuncts' Mandate.".
In my last entry, I mentioned the common practice of higher education union affiliates negotiating equal percentage raises for both full-time and part-time faculty. As if on cue, AFT Local.
Call me naive, but I just don't understand how university officials can be such, well, jerks. I suppose it's my general faith in the goodness of humans that gets me.