About This Project
Two-thirds of the faculty standing in front of college classrooms each day aren’t full-time or permanent professors. But getting information about the salaries of this army of adjuncts and about their campus working conditions has been difficult. This site, which is intended to pull together that information and make it publicly available, represents the evolution of a simple spreadsheet created in 2012 by Joshua Boldt, a composition instructor in Athens, Ga.
About the data:
The data come from adjuncts themselves. Often the hiring of part-time faculty members is done by individual academic departments. Even on the same campus, individual departments may pay and treat adjuncts very differently. We wanted to capture those differences and give adjuncts a place where they can share their own experiences.
Colleges are invited to contribute data as well. That information will be shown in addition to data that adjuncts have contributed.
Initial submissions came from anonymous contributions to a Google spreadsheet created by Joshua Boldt in 2012. Those submissions have been matched to specific departments. Where that wasn’t possible, those entries are identified as “not specified.”
Go here for more information. Thanks, Jackie!