#Petition @wethepeople to include #Adjuncts in #PSLF Program

Yes, it does ~ or should. Make it so now. First, sign (of course) and then spread the word. Share on social media. Re-blog. RT. Send it to all your email groups. We’ve got a lot of numbers to round up by the end of May. ICYMI here’s the petition copy:

Adjunct educators teach many of the classes that are the foundation of higher learning, and are often the first professors a student has at college. They have the same education and experience as tenure-track professors, and the same student loan debt, but usually make less than half of what their full-time, tenure-track colleagues make. Including adjuncts in the Loan Forgiveness Program would give them the ability to keep making a difference in education while offering a way out of crippling debt in a poor job market. Adjuncts who teach 4 or more courses at qualifying institutions per academic year for 10 years, and who would qualify if full-time, should receive the same loan forgiveness as their full-time colleagues.

 And here’s the link, Include Adjuncts in Loan Forgiveness Program. There’s more to say, and we will; many links to share, and we will.

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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