Adjuncts — Students Deserve BetterJuly 6, 2017 |
by Zac Bears
The 29 public colleges and universities in Massachusetts are weary after decades of state funding cuts that have shifted the burden of public higher education from our community to students and working families. Not only are students forced to pay high fees, but our campuses now rely too heavily on an underpaid, overworked group of educators — adjunct faculty.
Adjunct faculty now teach a large portion of classes at state schools, including the majority of courses at our community colleges.