Adjunct professors are not a new presence in American universities. They have been around since the 1970s. But as of recently, their numbers spiked and they join the ranks of other low-paid professions such as retail employees, food service workers, call center operators. As much as 76% of faculty employed in American colleges and universities are now part-time workers on limited term contracts. For a deeper look into the adjunct crisis plaguing American universities today, check out the following infographic from

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The Growing Adjunct Crisis

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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