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Non-Tenure Track Faculty

Resources for Non-Tenure Track Faculty

Drexel University is committed to providing outstanding education and excellent research in a wide range of fields. That commitment is only possible with the participation of our many non-tenure track faculty. The resources on this page include a variety of articles, books and websites that focus on the experiences of non-tenure track faculty at colleges and universities across the country. At Drexel we welcome the input of all faculty members and encourage you to contact the Office of Faculty Development and Equity with your thoughts and suggestions.

Antony, J.S. & Valadez, J.R. (2002) . Exploring the Satisfaction of Part-Time College Faculty in the United States. The Review of Higher Education 26(1): 41-56.

Bianco-Mathis. (1996) The Adjunct Faculty Handbook. Sage Publications: Thousand Oaks, California.

California Part-Time Faculty Association.

Clark, B.R. (1997). Small Worlds, Different Worlds: The Uniqueness and Troubles of American Academic Professions. Daedalus, 126(4): 21-42.

Conley V., Leslie D. (2002). Part-time Instructional Faculty and Staff: Who They Are, What They Do, and What They Think. Education Statistics Quarterly. Vol 2, Issue 2.

Conley, V.M. (1997). Characteristics and Attitudes of Instructional Faculty and Staff in the Humanities. (NCES 97–973). U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.

Dubson M. (2001). Ghosts in the Classroom: Stories of College Adjunct Faculty – and the Price We All Pay. Camel’s Back Books.

Fulton, R.D. (2000). The Plight of Part-Timers in Higher Education: Some Ruminations and Suggestions. Change, 32(3): 38-43.

Gappa, J.M., and Leslie, D.W. (1993). The Invisible Faculty. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Grenzke, J. (1998). Part-Time Faculty: Quality Issues. Update, 4(2).Washington, DC: National Education Association.

Greive D. (2005) A Handbook for Adjunct & Part-Time Faculty & Teachers of Adults.

Greive D. (1998) Managing Adjunct and Part-Time Faculty for the New Millennium.

Kirshstein, R.J., Matheson, N., and Jing, Z. (1997). Instructional Faculty and Staff in Higher Education Institutions: Fall 1987 and Fall 1992.(NCES 97–470). U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.

Lee, J. (1995). Part-Time Faculty Members. Update, 1(2).Washington, DC: National Education Association.

Leslie D. (1999) The Growing Use of Part-Time Faculty: Understanding Causes and Effects. New Directions for Higher Education (J-B HE Single Issue Higher Education)

Lyons R. (1998) Adjunct Professor's Guide to Success: Surviving and Thriving in the College Classroom. Allyn & Bacon Publishers.

Snyder, T.D., and Hoffman, C. (2000). Digest of Education Statistics: 1999 (NCES 2000–031). U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.

U.S. Dept of Education, Profile of Part-Time Faculty: Fall 1998. Published October, 2002.

Resources for Adjunct and Part-Time Faculty

Please note that although many of the services mentioned are available to all faculty, the resources below are primarily targeted at Adjunct and Part-Time Faculty teaching undergradaute courses on the University City and Center City campuses.