December 9, 2013
Adjuncts Appeal to Higher Power in Debate Over Unions at Religious Colleges
Lexey Swall for The Chronicle
Ana M. Fores Tamayo has not heard back from the pope, but she remains hopeful he is on her side.
In a letter she mailed to the Vatican in October, Ms. Fores Tamayo recalled for Pope Francis how she had made just $15,000 per year as a part-time English instructor at a community college in Texas. She also described how 83-year-old Margaret Mary Vojtko had died recently, impoverished after working for 25 years