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A Simple Spreadsheet Strikes a Nerve Among Adjuncts

By Michael Stratford

Energized by his fellow adjunct professors who had gathered for a national meeting last month in Washington, D.C., Joshua A. Boldt flew home to Athens, Ga., opened his laptop, and created a Google document.

On his personal blog, the 32-year-old writing instructor implored colleagues to contribute to the publicly editable spreadsheet, detailing their pay per course and other working conditions, noting their institutions and departments. The goal of the crowdsourcing project, Mr. Boldt said, was to praise universities that treat adjunct professors well and “out” those institutions that do not.

Continued at: http://chronicle.com/article/Accidental-Activist-Collects/130854/

  1. Vicki Moss
    February 24, 2012 at 2:18 pm

    I’d very much appreciate knowing the site of the spreadsheet so I can add my own data and forward the site address to my adjunct colleagues at SUNY’s Fashion Institute of Technology. My email address is vickimoss@optonline.net.
    Thank you.
    Vicki Moss
    Adjunct Assistant Professor
    English and Speech Department
    Fashion Institute of Technology

    • February 24, 2012 at 5:47 pm

      Vicki, hi! I would investigate accessing Joshua A. Boldt’s work through the Chronicle of Higher Education in which this story was published. Holly

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