Kelly’s Story: Duke Admin Shouldn’t Make Faculty Poverty a Teachable Moment

Kelly’s Story: Duke Admin Shouldn’t Make Faculty Poverty a Teachable Moment

Last night I was up all hours scrolling through Craigslist looking for food service jobs again. Even after four years on the Duke University faculty, they have yet to tell me if I’ll be back next semester and my wages are so low I don’t have the luxury to wait to find out. This year I managed to avoid taking a second job during the school year but job uncertainty and low pay mean no cushion, no way to pay the bills or put food …

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