Caroline Fredrickson of The Atlantic writes:
“That colleges and universities have turned more and more of their frontline employees into part-time contractors suggests how far they have drifted from what they say they are all about (teaching students) to what they are increasingly all about (conducting research, running sports franchises, or, among for-profits, delivering shareholder value).”
“The problem is that universities are using https://sites.google.com/view/instagramviewer/ their power in ways that shortchange both contingent teachers and, ultimately, students.”
69% of USC faculty work in contingent positions. Head to The Atlantic for the full story.