The Agony of Adjuncts

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This week, Chronicle of Higher Education advice-columnist “Ms. Mentor” counsels a recent MFA graduate on her career options. The recent grad is considering a gig as an adjunct professor teaching composition, but the academic scene Ms. Mentor sketches is pretty grim: …some 70 percent of college courses offered are now taught by adjuncts—part-timers who are paid […]

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