Living Wage en Adjuncts: Wage & Benefit Disparities In Higher Education <p>The story of <a href="">Margaret Mary Vojtko</a>, an adjunct professor at Duquesne University has gone <a href="">viral </a>and it’s sparked a <a href="">debate </a>about fair compensation for adjuncts.</p><p>Dan Kovalick, senior associate general counsel of the United Steelworkers (the union currently seeking to organize adjunct instructors at Duquesne) who wrote the op-ed piece believes that the adjuncts should have an increase in pay and should be entitled to benefits. Kovalick argues that, with heads of Universities making six-figure salaries and in some cases millions of dollars, teachers should be able to get an increase in compensation.</p><p>He also points out that parents of students, are spending tens of thousands of dollars on their child’s tuition and seeing that their child’s teachers are not making a livable wage. Wed, 25 Sep 2013 21:45:44 +0000 Nick Frost 17154 at Adjuncts: Wage & Benefit Disparities In Higher Education