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Pittsburgh Adjuncts to Mark Campus Equity Week


Nationwide Week of Activism to Raise Awareness for Contingent Faculty’s Low Wages, Lack of Benefits

Dozens of members of the United Steelworkers-affiliated Adjunct Faculty Association (AFA-USW) will hold events on their Pittsburgh campuses next week to raise awareness of adjunct professors’ poverty-level wages, lack of health care and permanent part-time status.

The AFA-USW includes adjunct faculty from Duquesne and Point Park universities, the University of Pittsburgh, the Community College of Allegheny County and other Pittsburgh-area schools. The group will be participating in the national Campus Equity Week, a series of local actions that together call widespread attention to the unfair conditions under which thousands of contingent faculty work ... more

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