Graph: Everyone Loses When We Underpay Adjunct Professors
Everyone except university execs. Adjunct professors are living near minimum wage, and this is TERRIBLE for college students too.
Some sharp folks at Online-PHD-Program.org made this graph from news report statistics.
Though it's addressed to grad students, the implications for every student is mind-boggling. Full-time college student enrollment has gone up 45% since a decade ago, and tuition has increased up to 70%. Meanwhile, universities are hiring professors near minimum wage to teach these classes. Behold:
Citations that Online-PHD-Programs.org used to compile this graphic:
1. CBS News
3. US Census
8. Al Jazeera
10. NBC News