The New Corporate Model and How Adjuncts Are Organizing to Minimize Its Impact on Students, Faculty, and the Value of Higher Education
Students are paying higher tuition than ever, incurring crippling debt, while a solid majority of their professors are low-wage, part-time, temporary workers, many shuttling from one campus to the next to make ends meet. What is the real value of a college degree--let alone a graduate degree--for the students shouldering this debt and for the professionals teaching them every day?
Adjuncts and contingents from colleges and universities across the Bay Area will discuss how, working together, we can improve higher education from within.
Join us at our Adjunct Faculty Symposium on Saturday, March 22, to learn more about organizing efforts across the country and right here in the Bay.
Featured speakers include:
Joe Berry, PhD, Author of Reclaiming the Ivory Tower: Organizing Adjuncts to Change Higher Education
Anne McLeer, PhD, Director of Higher Education and Strategic Research at SEIU Local 500; Board Member of New Faculty Majority
Gary Rhoades, PhD, Director of the Center for the Study of Higher Education, University of Arizona
Robin Sowards, PhD, President of the Adjunct Faculty Association of the United Steelworkers; Board Member of New Faculty Majority
Lilian Taiz, PhD, President of the California Faculty Association
Helena Worthen, PhD, Author of What Did You Learn at Work Today?: Forbidden Lessons of Labor Education
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Berkeley, CA 94720
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