While adjunct faculty make up the majority of college instructors — many teaching and traveling between two, three, even more institutions — most receive no benefits or health care, and strain to make a living wage.  This oppressive work situation is discussed by Carol Gray, a political science professor at Greenfield Community College who is active in efforts in Massachusetts and beyond seeking equity for this contingent labor force that makes up 60 to 80 percent of community college faculty. Aired on Valley Free Radio, WXOJ, February 8, 2012.

For more information on organizing efforts by adjunct faculty on national and global levels, check out The Coalition of Contingent Academy Labor  and The New Faculty Majority.

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