Articles by Debra Leigh Scott

A few years back, Paul E. Lingenfelter began his report on the defunding of public education by saying, “In 1920 H.G. Wells wrote, ‘History is becoming more and more a race between education and catastrophe.’ I think he got it right. Nothing is more important to the future of the United States and the world [...]

You Call This Progress???

June 18, 2012 // 3 Comments

I was appalled to read the Chronicle article about the AAUP “plan” to provide “Better Pay, Job Stability, and a Career Path for Contingent Faculty” — to present this plan as anything but the atrocity it is…well, I am shocked and infuriated. Since I haven’t heard many speak out against this yet — and I have waited [...]

Editor’s Note: On May 20th, Debra Leigh Scott and Chris LaBree left Philadelphia for Pittsburgh, their first stop on their Homeless Adjunct Road Trip. They will be talking with contingent faculty in PA, OH, IN, and IL as part of their up-coming documentary, . This is an amazing and important project. Please consider helping support [...]