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Brown Bag Lunch Discussion (Facilitated during Thursday or Friday lunch and is centered on one key topic)

Abstract

Department chairs are under increasing pressure from administration to replace departing full-time professors with adjuncts. The chair is faced with a challenging environment that includes navigating personalities, workloads, student perception, varied commitment levels, and meeting accreditation standards. Strategies are discussed as participants share ideas to navigate this complicated issue.

Keywords

adjuncts, workloads, hiring, accreditation, retention

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The New Normal, Adjuncts and Part-Time Instructors

Department chairs are under increasing pressure from administration to replace departing full-time professors with adjuncts. The chair is faced with a challenging environment that includes navigating personalities, workloads, student perception, varied commitment levels, and meeting accreditation standards. Strategies are discussed as participants share ideas to navigate this complicated issue.