Adjunct Law Prof Blog

Editor: Mitchell H. Rubinstein
New York Law School

A Member of the Law Professor Blogs Network

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Un-Hired Ed: The Growing Adjunct Crisis

This commercial web site posted an interesting infographic about the abuse of adjunct professors in colleges and universities. It is full of shocking statistics which document just how little adjuncts earn and how colleges and universities could not run without us. 

Some of the more interesting statistics are that adjuncts make up 76% of college and university facilities and the average adjunct earns $8.90 per hour with no job security.

Mitchell H. Rubinstein

Hat Tip:  Kyara Tobias

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/adjunctprofs/2013/09/un-hired-ed-the-growing-adjunct-crisis.html

Adjunct Information in General | Permalink

Comments

One wonders where all exponential increase in tuition dollars go? (That was rhetorical.) While higher education administrators (Presidents, Deans, Chancellors) receive compensation rivaling Fortune 500 executives (look up the controversy surrounding NYU as just one example), schools of all stripes are nickel and diming the people who do most of the actual teaching at schools.

Posted by: Sujan Vasavada | Sep 14, 2013 9:04:41 AM

Post a comment