With many professors retiring, the Lynch School of Education is set to hire nine new faculty members within the next three years.
The University’s recruitment and retainment of AHANA faculty, which currently stands at 16 percent of the total faculty, proves a trying and competitive process.
Three graduate students in the Lynch School of Education (LSOE) created infographics that highlight the lack of AHANA faculty at Boston College.
Faculty, both tenured and non-tenured, came together on Wednesday in the Chocolate Bar in Stokes Hall to advocate for adjunct faculty and raise awareness of the adjunct problem.
Although ‘The Heights’ editorial expresses some valuable points about the issues faced by adjunct professors, it fails to capture entirety of the difficulties adjuncts face.
In recent years, there has been a trend in higher education nationwide toward employing more adjunct faculty. This is problematic for both the adjunct faculty members and the students they teach.