The composition of today’s professoriate is an important issue for higher education with far ranging implications. One thing is true: a professor who enjoys the challenge of teaching is a gift to his or her students, whether that teacher is a full-time faculty member or an adjunct.
Fewer than 25%
Fewer than 25% of all college faculty are full-time with tenure or on tenure track.
more than 50%
Of the non-tenure track faculty, more than 50% are adjuncts, with limited access to professional development resources.
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