Chronicle of Higher Education
| by Aaron Hanlon

An essay by Assistant Professor of English Aaron Hanlon, titled “The University Is a Ticking Time Bomb” appeared in the Chronicle of Higher Education April 19. The essay highlights the large number of adjunct professors at colleges and universities and what Hanlon calls “the cruelty of adjunctification,” where professors work year-to-year without the prospect of tenure. “We need to fundamentally reconceptualize the battle against adjunctification, shifting away from pity or outrage and toward arguments that universities themselves deny at their own peril,” he argued.

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