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Campus Equity Week returns to City College

Phoenix Webb November 9, 2015

Campus Equity Week came to San Diego City College for the second year on Oct. 26, although it was not posted in the online calendar for the campus.The event was created to bring awareness to students,...

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Data collected from City College's Office of Instruction and online class schedule. Learning communities were divided in this count since they are composed from two or more classes. Photo credit: Celia Jimenez

Class section cancellations stir frustration

Phoenix Webb September 29, 2015

San Diego City College faculty and students were dismayed as the fall semester started with the cancellation of 41 classes. The ensuing backlash persists. Administration issued the blanket statement...

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Adjunct professor Ian Duckles addresses students and staff gathered at Gorton Quad on Feb. 25 to raise awareness about the ongoing struggle of part-time
teaching staff at community colleges and universities at the local and state level. Shrinking budgets have made it economically beneficial for schools to  rely heavily on their adjunct faculty, who make less money and receive fewer benefits than their full-time counterparts Photo credit: Joe Kendall

Part-time professors rally for full-time equality

Phoenix Webb March 10, 2015

More than 100 adjunct instructors and their supporters took another stand against inequality with a rally Feb. 25 at San Diego City College. The rally was organized by Ian Duckles on behalf of Associated...

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Evolution of an adjunct – the lengthy process for adjuncts to achieve full-time status

Phoenix Webb December 19, 2014

Note from the editor: This is the third in a series of three stories about the gap in wages and facilities access between adjunct and full-time instructors. For the previous stories in the series see the...

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The benefits of equality – San Diego Campus Equity Week seeks equality in pay for part-time and full-time instructors

Phoenix Webb November 18, 2014

A letter campaign was conducted at City College Oct. 30 to appeal to Gov. Jerry Brown for equal pay between adjunct staff and full-time faculty equal work performed. In partnership with the American Federation...

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