The Economy and Education

One topic has been on everyone’s minds for quite a while now: the economy. While most businesses and people have been hit pretty hard by the recession, the education system seems to be the most recent target. Problems started off simple with cuts in school funding and have since spiraled out of control with state … Continue reading The Economy and Education


The Worst Salary Year

April 12, 2010- As the economy struggles to regain much of its strength after this past years recession, an article from Inside Higher Ed called, "The Worst Salary Year" explores a survey collected by the American Association of University Professors that  found the average salary of a full-time faculty member in 2009-2010 is only 1.2 … Continue reading The Worst Salary Year

In The News

Below you will find articles from online resources pertaining to teaching Inside Higher Ed: The Uninsured Adjunct  With health care continuing to be debated nationally, many adjuncts are trying to draw attention to their status among the well-educated professionals who sometimes received little to no coverage. (Nov. 30, 2009) Shift in Researcher Population  According to a new report … Continue reading In The News