S.2712: Sen. Durbin (IL) Introduces Contingent Faculty Friendly Amendment

https://i1.wp.com/www.collegeparents.org/sites/default/files/loan_forgiveness_image_by_lending_memo_cc_license.jpg…#Adjunct Faculty Loan Fairness Act of 2014 amending PSLF (Public Service Loan Forgiveness) to facilitate adjunct access is, without a doubt, the big news of the day for contingent faculty everywhere:

❝To amend section 455(m) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 in order to allow adjunct faculty members to qualify for public service loan forgiveness❞

Latest Action: 07/30/2014 ❝Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions❞

Resources and Links (more as we get them)

  • Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP, .gov)
  • S.2712 – Adjunct Faculty Loan Fairness Act of 2014, 113th Congress (2013-2014, .gov)

(reposted from Precarity Dispatches)

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About @NatM4Equity

The National Mobilization for Equity is a coalition of organizations committed to alleviating the present staffing crisis in higher education: three-quarters of the teaching jobs in American colleges are held by underpaid, precarious and poorly-supported contingent faculty. Our long-term goal is to end contingency as the norm. The current untenable situation not only adversely affects all faculty members, both contingent and tenure-track, it also negatively impacts our profession, our students and the quality of their education.

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