Wednesday, May 14, 2014

The push is on to organize grad students in private higher education

English: Rally for worker and student rights, ...
English: Rally for worker and student rights, organized by the Milwaukee Graduate Assistants Association at Spaights Plaza on the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee campus, Monday, February 14, 2011. Students and workers at a protest rally respond to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's proposal to erode pay, benefits, and rights of state employees, including teachers, researchers and working students, to fill a state budget gap. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Expect the same with adjunct faculty.  None of this should come as a surprise.  With the privileged few --- tenured full-time faculty --- becoming ever fewer, with administrative salaries constantly climbing, and with instructional duties falling ever more heavily on TAs and part-time teachers, this was to be expected.
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