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Southeast sees a rising number in part time instructors

Mar 06, 2013 -- 5:30pm

Southeast is increasing its reliance on part-time instructors, or adjuncts, to teach a variety of courses. There are 395 full-time faculty and 203 adjunct faculty members in university departments for the 2012-2013 academic year, an increase of 48 over the past 2 terms. Vice Provost and Dean of the School of Graduate Studies Bill Eddleman tells KZIM/KSIM that many universities are bringing on part time professors.  Eddleman said faculty retirements and record student enrollment accounted for the. Most Southeast adjunct instructors at Southeast teach entry-level classes required of all students, such as English and mathematics. 

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