United We Stand?

Part-time professors are forming unions, but many wonder if teaming up with full-timers would be better

To the students, they're all just professors. The title -- adjunct, associate, assistant -- has little meaning when the professor is giving a test or grading a paper. But outside the classroom, there's a hierarchy cast in stone. Part-time and full-time faculty members live in separate worlds. They have different priorities and different dreams.

In one corner are the