SOURCE: Al Jazeera
by Donald Earl Collins
Cornel West's complaints of being treated like a second-class citizen by Harvard may reflect disrespectful treatment. But thousands of adjunct professors experience worse as a matter of routine on the front lines of American universities.
by L.D. Burnett
What's impeding free debate and discussion in college classrooms? It's not the power of the faculty, but their weakness and vulnerability to being fired.
SOURCE: Kaiser Health News
If colleges move forward with in-person instruction for the coming semester, adjunct professors will likely play a greater role in teaching students in the classroom. But they often have little institutional support — in terms of health insurance or other benefits — even during this public health crisis.
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