Overuse and Abuse of Adjunct Faculty Members Threaten Core Academic Values

"If left unchecked, it will undermine the university's status as an institution of higher learning because the overuse of adjuncts and their lowly status and compensation institutionalize disincentives to quality education, threaten academic freedom and shared governance, and disqualify the campus as an exemplar of democratic values."

Publication Date: 
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Publication: 
Chronicle of Higher Education
Article URL: 
http://m.chronicle.com/article/OveruseAbuse-of-Adjuncts/143951/#sthash.MKRXvuBy.dpuf