For Washington-area universities, the large pool of professionals willing to teach on a part-time basis is an embarrassment of riches. But some have argued that colleges are over-relying on part-time labor, and underpaying teachers. We learn about a new collective bargaining agreement between George Washington University and a local union of part-time and adjunct staff.


  • Kip Lornell Adjunct Professor of Africana Studies and Music, George Washington University; Member, Service Employees International Union Local 500
  • Donald Lehman Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Professor of Theoretical Physics, George Washington University
  • Richard Boris Director, National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions (NCSCBHEP)

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