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Adjunct faculty are educators, too.

49% of college instructors nationwide are classified as adjunct faculty. Adjunct faculty are seen as peripheral to higher education, but play a vital role in student education. Community colleges are leading the way in developing programs and professional development opportunities for adjuncts. At North Shore Community College in Massachusetts, the college developed a one-year adjunct…

Jackson Square, Nov. 15, 2011

Designing Multiple Pathways to Learning

One of the key trends impacting colleges and universities today is the need for multiple pathways to participation in an institution. At the City University of Seattle, faculty and administrators tackled this issue head on. At AAC&U’s conference on general education, Elizabeth Fountain, David Griffin, and Melissa Mecham described their university’s approach to a multiple…