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An Administrator Responds to Adjunct Protests

Last week, we talked about growing dissent among adjunct college instructors who claim they’re not getting compensated fairly for the work they do. This week we’ll hear from someone who has dealt with this issue from the administration side.

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    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.
  • 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.
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    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,"

American RadioWorks |

An Administrator Responds to Adjunct Protests

Last week, we talked about growing dissent among adjunct college instructors who claim they’re not getting compensated fairly for the work they do. This week we’ll hear from someone who has dealt with this issue from the administration side.

Recent Posts

  • 02.26.15

    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.
  • 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,"

Back to The Data

Trips by*

Barrett Karr


Total cost of 8 trips: $18,470.36


Trips traveled under the office of Kay Granger

Destination: SEATTLE
Sponsor: Congressional Economic Leadership Institute
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jul 6, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,996.71
source

Destination: DALLAS, TX
Sponsor: American Hospital Association and state affiliates
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Apr 14, 2001 (6 days)
Expense: $1,562.70
source

Destination: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Feb 19, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,298.00
source

Destination: ESSEX, MT TO SEATTLE, WA
Sponsor: BNSF Railway Company
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 7, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $3,989.96
source

Destination: HOT SPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Oct 24, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $970.00
source

Destination: HAWAII
Sponsor: American Association of Airport Executives
Purpose: LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE
Date: Jan 11, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $2,195.00
source

Destination: BERLIN-HEIDELBERG-STUTTGART, GERMANY
Sponsor: United States Association of Former Members of Congress
Purpose: 2004 CONGRESSIONAL STUDY TOUR TO GERMANY
Date: Apr 2, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $2,855.99
source

Destination: CAIRO, EGYPT - LUXOR - CAIRO
Sponsor: Chamber of Commerce for the USA
Purpose: FACT FINDING. DETAILED DISCUSSIONS OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS ISSUES AND DEFENSE SPENDING
Date: Jun 27, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $3,602.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Barrett Karr.


American RadioWorks |

An Administrator Responds to Adjunct Protests

Last week, we talked about growing dissent among adjunct college instructors who claim they’re not getting compensated fairly for the work they do. This week we’ll hear from someone who has dealt with this issue from the administration side.

Recent Posts

  • 02.26.15

    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.
  • 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,"