by Stephen Downes
May 04, 2015
They turned college into McDonald’s: Adjunct professors, fast-food wages and how colleges screw more than just students
From the article, which needs no further commentary: "The congressional testimony Greenberg gave was taken in conjunction with the release of a report on contingent faculty in higher education, “The Just-In-Time Professor,” summarizing results of an e-forum by Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., which collected stories from 845 adjunct faculty in 41 states. 'In 2009, CNN Money ranked college professor as the third best job in America, citing increasing job growth prospects,' the report notes in its introduction, 'But, as will be seen in this report, many often live on the edge of poverty.'"
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