Not Working Hard Enough? A response to the Washington Post op-ed

Inside Higher Ed reports on the current flap surrounding the Washington Post opinion piece which questions whether or not community college faculty work hard enough.

See also: We’re professors, and we work hard

Mr. Levy appears to have spent too much time at the top of the ivory tower to understand what happens in its basement. Community colleges such as Montgomery College and Northern Virginia Community College are teaching institutions, and what we do, we do with limited and diminishing resources.

The faculty at community colleges continues to subsidize higher education by working for compensation far lower than what our credentials would earn us in other fields.

What do you think?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s