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Adjuncts struggle without guarantees

Jesse Rappaport is an adjunct professor at Brooklyn College and Baruch College. He teaches philosophy, a subject also he studies. “I didn’t have the passion for teaching, but it was something I pursued,” he said. However, Rappaport faced a major problem last year—going broke. Rappaport is one of many adjuncts in CUNY who are unable […]

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Adjunct colloquium on plagiarism offers ideas for reform

A Sept. 27 adjunct colloquium on academic integrity and plagiarism allowed adjuncts a platform to raise concerns about their work environment and how it affects their dealings with plagiarism. Queens College’s first ever adjunct colloquium — hosted by the Center for Teaching and  Learning — focused on an adjunct’s perspective on the issue of plagiarism […]

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Adjuncts want more as negotiations continue

Upon renewal of the current adjunct health care plan effective Sept. 30, adjuncts in Queens College still have wide ranging opinions on working conditions and monetary compensation. One they all agree on though, is that more could be done to accommodate the increasing number of adjuncts at the university. In a report compiled by th­e […]

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