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Margaret Mary Vojtko Remembered

Margaret Mary Vojtko was a galvanizing figure for many adjuncts/contingent/part-time educators when she passed in September of 2014. Margaret Mary’s life was significant. Her death was shocking, and was literally … Continue reading

September 8, 2014 · 4 Comments

Invisible, in Life as Well as Death.

By Kareme D’Wheat When I read Jay Atkinson’s account in the Boston Globe of the forgotten and overlooked adjunct who died without so much as a consolatory flower arrangement, I … Continue reading

February 3, 2014 · 13 Comments

Adjunct. The Modern Indentured Servant.

By Sinnamon Rohl I’m an adjunct. That means that when I am in the classroom with you, I’m your professor. But when I am in the company of other faculty … Continue reading

November 10, 2013 · 30 Comments