Part-Time Faculty Involvement in Decision-Making

Molly Ott, Lindsey Dippold

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Drawing from a survey of 1,239 part-time community college faculty, this analysis investigates their views about being involved in departmental and campus-wide decision-making. The adjuncts had somewhat of a voice in instructional decisions pertaining to their area of expertise, but virtually no involvement in personnel or broader organizational matters. In all domains, they expressed desire to have a stronger voice. However, they also noted barriers to inclusion of part-time faculty in decision-making, including schedule constraints, compensation, and respect from their full-time counterparts.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)452-455
Number of pages4
JournalCommunity College Journal of Research and Practice
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 3 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education


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