Kenya has moved to phase out part-time lecturers in a bid to improve the quality of university education.
Many research universities have adopted 'family-friendly' tenure rules to help women balance family and career. However, men, not women, seem to benefit from having the extra time.
With 70 percent adjunct faculty, who work on a semester-to-semester basis, the current system is not helping students. What can replace the traditional tenure system?
With an increasing percentage of adjunct faculty, tenure and academic freedom are way more complex and nuanced than we realize.