This is from The Chronicle, echoing much of what we’ve been saying here whenever the topic comes up. The article is called, “An Underclass is Educating Your Children.”
Check it out here.
The life of the adjunct does not resemble a Carnival cruise. The life is often exhausting, underpaid, undernourished, and rife with logistical challenges. I think we’ve all heard that refrain before, but perhaps it’s time to hear it again, and to think about the conditions of our younger peers as we move on into mythical jobs and mythical tenure.
Amen. They need our help. We are bound with ties of inescapable mutuality, and too many of us suffered through those unfair working conditions to ignore them now.