Today on Your Call: How is the corporatization of higher education affecting teachers?
On today’s Your Call, we’ll discuss how colleges are hiring part-time teachers to save costs, and what impact it has on education. Adjunct teachers now make up 50 percent of higher education faculty. Many receive no benefits and are paid poorly, with no chance of job-security or tenure. What happens to students when their teachers are contractors, not full-time professionals? And how are adjuncts organizing for change? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Holly Kernan and you.
Dr. Adrianna Kezar, professor of higher education at the University of Southern California and director at The Delphi Project
Maria Maisto, adjunct English teacher at Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland and president of the New Faculty Majority
Christian Nagler, adjunct teacher of writing and arts teacher at the San Francisco Art Institute
NYT - The New College Campus
Inside Higher Ed - Congress Takes Note
Chronicle of Higher Education - To Improve Adjuncts’ Plight, 1st Step is to Acknowledge the Problem
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Death of an adjunct
Inside Higher Ed, Adrianna Kezar - Higher ed disruptions doomed to fail without addressing state of the faculty