CFHE’s Report on Contingent Faculty

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At the end of August, the Center for the Future of Higher Education released its second policy report from. The report is titled “Who Is “Professor Staff? And How Can This Person Teach So Many Classes?” It offers a very detailed and deeply unsettling view of how our colleges and universities exploit contingent faculty. The full text is available at: http://futureofhighered.org/uploads/ProfStaffFinal.pdf.

The Center is a think tank associated with the Campaign for the Future of Higher Education (CFHE: http://futureofhighered.org/), and CHFE is essentially a loose consortium of faculty union leadership from across the United States. At the last meeting, held in May in Ypsilanti, Michigan, about 65 faculty from 28 states met to highlight the major issues facing higher education, to share strategies in dealing with those issues, and to issue statements and initiate actions in response to those issues. Most of the major faculty unions in the…

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