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ADJUNCTS, English law. Additional judges appointed to determine causes in the High Court of Delegates, when the former judges cannot decide in consequence of disagreement, or because one of the law judges of the court was not one of the majority. Shelf. on Lun. 310.

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Her research shows that adjuncts, on average, earn just under $3,000 per course.
Adjuncts say that opposition contradicts the colleges affiliation with the United Church of Christ, which is guided by "core values of open engagement and social justice.
Some adjuncts may treasure the challenge and reward of turning students on to accounting, while others may be disappointed and quickly conclude the experience is not as rewarding as expected.
In addition to low pay, adjuncts have limited job security, since their contracts may only extend the length of one semester.
The chair of the accounting department usually schedules classes and hires adjuncts for accounting courses.
While the issue of reliance on low-paid adjuncts to deliver increasingly expensive college-level instruction has made national news, the Arkansas Department of Higher Education doesn't keep statistics on how many adjuncts each school employs or how much they are paid.
But adjuncts do not necessarily want to be involved in additional requirements that are not related to teaching.
Fittingly, it is the Service Employees International Union, whose ranks include janitors, maids, fast-food workers and others at the payroll bottom, that is currently attempting to organize adjuncts into a collective power to gain economic equity.
Higher education institutions can search for all types of adjuncts by region, field or discipline, degree, degree-granting institution, availability, certifications, salary requirements and pedagogy.
The Adjunct Faculty Association of the United Steelworkers (USW) is delighted by the unanimous decision of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to deny Duquesne University s appeal opposing the adjunct faculty s right to organize a union.
As a result, some adjuncts may enter the profession underprepared for their assignment.
Some adjuncts teach according to a semester-by-semester contract; some have their primary employment responsibilities tied to another employer; and some string multiple adjunct or temporary positions together to provide full-time teaching employment (Louziotis, 2000; Peters & Boylston, 2006).