A growing endowment generates wealth. A small part of that wealth is invested to bolster an administration tasked with generating prestige, and, as students rush to take out federal loans, raising tuition and fees.
Adjuncts on the edge resort to helping each other.
Notes from 20 years of adjunct politics.
You know tuition is on the rise, but you keep hearing that professors aren’t paid fairly. Where’s the money going?
PrecariCorps wants to draw attention to the plight of adjunct professors. But in the meantime, it's raising money to keep adjuncts well-fed and out of debt.
In our new survey, 62 percent of adjuncts say they make less than $20,000 a year from teaching, and 88 percent say working with students is their favorite part.
For many universities and colleges, both public and private, it’s their most embarrassing secret—paying educated professionals minimum wage salaries with no benefits.