furthermore…

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A Times article highlights the rise of non-tenured labor, fleshing out a few more issues than the AAUP report I linked to earlier.  The American Federation of Teachers‘ proposal for legislation in eleven states–to increase numbers of classes taught by tenured or tenure track faculty to 75%–seems unlikely since that demographic comprises only 30% of the faculty in the U.S. To be continued…

**Addendum: Scatterplot blog has a nice discussion about this sort of thing as well…

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2 thoughts on “furthermore…

  1. These articles are now on my reading list, among certain other things which I am halfway through and every impressed with.

    Not that my program is necessarily indicative of anything, but there are WAY more women than men in it.

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