Phillip W. Magness

U.S. Economic & Political History

Adjunct Activists and the Terminal Degree Problem

| May 26, 2016

Most¬†adjunct professors in the United States lack a PhD or other comparable terminal degree. Surveys of the past decade have consistently attested to this fact, indicating that only between 18% and 30% of current adjunct faculty possess a doctorate. Many of those faculty who do hold terminal credentials are highly qualified scholars. A portion of […]