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The Rise of Adjunctification: From Surviving to Thriving

Stephanie Marcotte
Stephanie Marcotte

Adjunctification is on the rise in institutions of higher education across the United States. This is not a new phenomenon; colleges and universities have been steadily relying more and more on the underpaid labor of part-time, nonbenefited faculty. As tenured … Continue reading

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Death of an ESL Program

Bruce Stirling
Bruce Stirling

The fall 2012 American Language Program pre-semester meeting began like any other. I chatted with my fellow University of Connecticut (UConn)¬†adjuncts, then settled back to check my rosters. Good news. Enrollment was up again. Our program in Stamford, Connecticut, an … Continue reading

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