Adrianna Kezar of the Delphi Project on why the professor at the front of your class probably doesn’t have tenure.
Good news/bad news: 1) You may have a new student job this summer, thanks to the Canadian federal government; 2) the latest from the scandal at Mount Saint Mary’s University; 3) the US Senate may actually have some legislation that will be good for low income students; 4) but the US House may have some legislation that will be bad for research; 5) Kanye weighs in on education policy–and he makes some good points! Plus, who will win the Republican nomination? That’s our research of the week.
Our feature interview is Adrianna Kezar of the Delphi Project, which looks at the increasing use of non-tenured faculty for teaching:
“The best thing that could happen is that PhD program enrollments plummet. Because we need a crisis. If we had that crisis happening, we’d get more attention to the issue. I feel people need to be that enraged and people need to turn away.”