The Value of Forging Alliances

The majority of faculty members who teach college classes today do not have tenure or prospects for it, and most have no other form of job security, even though they are crucial to the instructional success of their institutions. Luckily, contingent faculty members, of which I am one, have begun to think strategically and collectively about our proper role in the higher-education system and with whom we can join forces to improve work conditions — not just for ourselves but for