Monday, May 2, 2016

A Call to Replace Adjuncts With Tenure-Track Faculty Members

The Chronicle of Higher Education
May 01, 2016
By Jack Stripling

In his 10 months as the University of Oregon’s president, Michael H. Schill has been a stalwart proponent of raising the academic profile of an institution that trails its peers in some important areas, including graduation rates and research dollars. To reverse that trend, Mr. Schill says, the university needs to raise $2 billion, replace adjunct professors with tenure-track faculty members, and focus its marketing more on academics and less on athletics.

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