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Thursday, September 19, 2013

TaxProf Blog: Death of an Adjunct

A column in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about Mary Margaret Vojtko, an adjunct instructor of French at Duquesne University who died sick, alone and penniless this month, went viral Tuesday, as adjuncts across the country reported seeing something tragically familiar in her story.


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Very sad; dismal, in fact. But lousy pay for adjuncts is nature's way of saying (i) "Go and do something else", and (ii) Dissolution of the Monasteries.

The pay of University bosses is an expression of their sincere self-regard.

Posted by: dearieme | Sep 19, 2013 12:23:39 PM