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Protesters at Seattle University on Feb. 25. Photo: SEIU Local 925 via Flickr

Adjunct voices

Ahead of National Adjunct Walkout Day on February 25th, American RadioWorks asked adjunct professors around the country how things are going for them. The short answer? Not well.

Recent Posts

  • 02.25.15

    Adjuncts Unite

    What would higher education look like without adjunct professors? That’s what a grass-roots group of academics is trying to prove by holding a National Adjunct Walk-out Day on February 25.
  • 02.19.15

    To Test or Not to Test?

    Sometime in the next few weeks, Senate Republicans and Democrats will vote to reauthorize The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. On the podcast this week, we talk to two education advocates who differ on how and when we should test our kids.
  • 02.11.15

    Looking back: An Imperfect Revolution

    In June 2007, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down school desegregation plans that look at students’ race. This week on the podcast, we’re featuring our 2007 documentary, “An Imperfect Revolution: Voices from the Desegregation Era,"
  • 02.04.15

    Are HBCUs the Key to Producing More African American Physicians?

    We talk to a Dallas doctor who thinks HBCUs may be the best pathways for African Americans interested in careers in medicine.

American RadioWorks |
Protesters at Seattle University on Feb. 25. Photo: SEIU Local 925 via Flickr

Adjunct voices

Ahead of National Adjunct Walkout Day on February 25th, American RadioWorks asked adjunct professors around the country how things are going for them. The short answer? Not well.

Recent Posts

  • 02.25.15

    Adjuncts Unite

    What would higher education look like without adjunct professors? That’s what a grass-roots group of academics is trying to prove by holding a National Adjunct Walk-out Day on February 25.
  • 02.19.15

    To Test or Not to Test?

    Sometime in the next few weeks, Senate Republicans and Democrats will vote to reauthorize The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. On the podcast this week, we talk to two education advocates who differ on how and when we should test our kids.
  • 02.11.15

    Looking back: An Imperfect Revolution

    In June 2007, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down school desegregation plans that look at students’ race. This week on the podcast, we’re featuring our 2007 documentary, “An Imperfect Revolution: Voices from the Desegregation Era,"
  • 02.04.15

    Are HBCUs the Key to Producing More African American Physicians?

    We talk to a Dallas doctor who thinks HBCUs may be the best pathways for African Americans interested in careers in medicine.

Back to The Data

Office of

Jim Kolbe


Total cost of 46 office trips: $143,341.30


Trips by Jim Kolbe
Total cost of congressperson's 31 trips: $91,698.78

Destination: HILTON HEAD, SOUTH CAROLINA
Sponsor: Renaissance Weekend
Purpose: CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION
Date: Dec 28, 1999 (5 days)
Expense: $1,272.60
source

Destination: DAVOS, SWITZERLAND
Sponsor: World Economic Forum
Purpose: CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION
Date: Jan 27, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $6,894.50
source

Destination: GREENSBORO, NC
Sponsor: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Purpose: BOARD OF DIRECTORS RETREAT
Date: Jun 1, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $307.40
source

Destination: TORONTO, CANADA-WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: Walt Disney Co
Purpose: RETURN TO WASHINGTON FOR MEDIA APPEARANCE
Date: Aug 5, 2000
Expense: $455.04
source

Destination: ANCHORAGE, AK
Sponsor: National Parks & Conservation Association
Purpose: NATIONAL PARKS SITE VISITS
Date: Aug 9, 2000 (7 days)
Expense: $2,046.29
source

Destination: TUCSON, AZ - DAVOS, SWITZERLAND - WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: World Economic Forum
Purpose: CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION
Date: Jan 24, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $3,650.00
source

Destination: MIAMI, FL - CANCUN, MEXICO - WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: World Economic Forum
Purpose: FORUM MEETINGS
Date: Feb 25, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $2,465.00
source

Destination: DC - SANTA FE, NM - TUCSON, AZ
Sponsor: Council of State Governments
Purpose: 2 SPEECHES
Date: Apr 6, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $776.62
source

Destination: DENVER, CO
Sponsor: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Purpose: BOARD OF TRUSTEES RETREAT
Date: Jun 7, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $715.00
source

Destination: MONTREAL, CANADA
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: AVIATION ISSUES CONFERENCE
Date: Jul 6, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,282.24
source

Destination: TUCSON, AZ - SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA
Sponsor: American Australian Education Leadership Association
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN LEGISLATIVE MEETINGS
Date: Aug 8, 2001 (10 days)
Expense: $4,717.60
source

Destination: CHARLESTON, SC
Sponsor: Renaissance Weekend
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN SEMINARS
Date: Dec 28, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $1,855.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK CITY
Sponsor: World Economic Forum
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN FORUM
Date: Jan 31, 2002 (4 days)
Expense: $1,833.50
source

Destination: AUCKLAND, NZ
Sponsor: United States - New Zealand Council
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN BI-LATERAL MEETING
Date: Jan 10, 2003 (9 days)
Expense: $9,263.00
source

Destination: GENEVA, SWITZERLAND-DAVOS, SWITZERLAND
Sponsor: World Economic Forum
Purpose: FORUM PARTICIPATION
Date: Jan 21, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $7,004.22
source

Destination: MIAMI, FLORIDA-HAVANA, CUBA
Sponsor: Inter-American Dialogue
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN FACT FINDING MISSION
Date: Feb 27, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $1,640.00
source

Destination: DC-SOTOGRANDE, SPAIN
Sponsor: Transatlantic Policy Network
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONFERENCE
Date: Apr 12, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $3,186.90
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-HELSINKI, FINLAND-TUCSON, AZ
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN POLITICAL ISLAM CONFERENCE
Date: Jun 27, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $4,420.00
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-BOSTON, MA-TUCSON, AZ
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: SPEAKING TO SEVERAL STUDY GROUPS
Date: Oct 22, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,224.75
source

Destination: DAVOS, SWITZERLAND
Sponsor: World Economic Forum
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM MEETINGS AS PART OF CODEL PORTMAN.
Date: Jan 21, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $864.01
source

Destination: SAN SALVADOR, EL SALVADOR
Sponsor: International Republican Institute
Purpose: ELECTION MONITORING
Date: Mar 19, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,735.50
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-BARCELONA, SPAIN-LUXEMBOURG CITY, LUXEMBOURG-TUCSON, AZ
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON POLITICAL ISLAM
Date: May 23, 2004 (7 days)
Expense: $5,627.40
source

Destination: BOSTON, MA
Sponsor: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Purpose: BOARD OF DIRECTORS RETREAT
Date: Jun 4, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,762.00
source

Destination: CHARLESTON, SC
Sponsor: Renaissance Weekend
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN CONFERENCE SESSIONS.
Date: Dec 28, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $1,889.20
source

Destination: TUCZON, AZ - JACKSONVILLE, FL - WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: Leaders Project
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN CONFERENCE "THE US AND THE MUSLIM WORLD: THROUGH EACH OTHERS EYES"
Date: Feb 25, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $803.30
source

Destination: TUCZON, AZ-BOSTON, MA-WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN FORUM AND TEACH CLASSES
Date: Mar 6, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,288.47
source

Destination: TUCZON, AZ-SHANGHAI, CHINA-NANJING, CHINA-XIAN, CHINA-BEIJING, CHINA-NAGOYA, JAPAN- WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: CONGRESSIONAL PROGRAM OF THE ASPEN INSTITUTE (CHINA), GERMAN MARSHALL FUND (JAPAN)
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN U.S.-CHINA RELATIONS CONFERENCE (CHINA), TO PARTICIPATE IN TRADE & POVERTY FORUM (JAPAN)
Date: Mar 25, 2005 (10 days)
Expense: $11,852.95
source

Destination: MINNEAPOLIS, MN
Sponsor: MINNEAPOLIS FOUNDATION & HUMPHREY INSTITUTE POLICY FORUM
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN 2 PUBLIC POLICY FORUMS.
Date: Apr 24, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $2,030.00
source

Destination: SALT LAKE CITY, UT
Sponsor: Transatlantic Policy Network
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN CONFERENCE WITH EUROPEAN LEGISLATORS
Date: May 13, 2005 (3 days)
Expense: $2,088.37
source

Destination: SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA
Sponsor: Australian American Association
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN LEADERSHIP DIALOGUE MEETINGS
Date: Aug 13, 2005 (8 days)
Expense: $5,185.82
source

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK-TUCSON, ARIZONA
Sponsor: William Jefferson Clinton Foundation
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN TRADE PANEL DISCUSSION
Date: Sep 16, 2005
Expense: $1,562.10
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Jim Kolbe

Patrick Baugh
Everett Eissenstat
Omar Khawaja
Patricia Klein
Frances Mcnaught
Kevin Messner
Sean Mulvaney
Petra Maria Quiroga



American RadioWorks |
Protesters at Seattle University on Feb. 25. Photo: SEIU Local 925 via Flickr

Adjunct voices

Ahead of National Adjunct Walkout Day on February 25th, American RadioWorks asked adjunct professors around the country how things are going for them. The short answer? Not well.

Recent Posts

  • 02.25.15

    Adjuncts Unite

    What would higher education look like without adjunct professors? That’s what a grass-roots group of academics is trying to prove by holding a National Adjunct Walk-out Day on February 25.
  • 02.19.15

    To Test or Not to Test?

    Sometime in the next few weeks, Senate Republicans and Democrats will vote to reauthorize The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. On the podcast this week, we talk to two education advocates who differ on how and when we should test our kids.
  • 02.11.15

    Looking back: An Imperfect Revolution

    In June 2007, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down school desegregation plans that look at students’ race. This week on the podcast, we’re featuring our 2007 documentary, “An Imperfect Revolution: Voices from the Desegregation Era,"
  • 02.04.15

    Are HBCUs the Key to Producing More African American Physicians?

    We talk to a Dallas doctor who thinks HBCUs may be the best pathways for African Americans interested in careers in medicine.