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Summer is the cruelest month for adjuncts but there’s a glimpse of hope

Summer is the cruelest month for adjuncts but there’s a glimpse of hope

Summer is the cruelest month for adjunct faculty. For many part-timers, the months between the spring and fall semesters mean week after week with no income. For those adjuncts given summer classes, that one assignment can make enough money to get through June, July and August. However, that one assignment is likely to be elusive because it is common practice for full-time faculty to take all available summer courses, shutting out their part-time brethren. Who can blame full-timers who can ma ...

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