ERIC Number: EJ430203
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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Many Colleges Fill Vacancies with Part-Time Professors, Citing Economy and Uncertainty about Enrollments.
Mangan, Katherine S.
Chronicle of Higher Education, v37 n47 pA9-10 Aug 7 1991
The trend toward hiring of part-time faculty, most evident at two-year colleges, angers many faculty groups. Critics contend the practice exploits part-time teachers to help colleges balance their budgets, erodes educational quality, and threatens tenure. These faculty are also most likely to be laid off during retrenchment. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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