July 10, 2012
Robin Barry said in The Chronicle of Higher Education, October 18, 2009, that the journal's survey if 625 adjuncts in Chicago area colleges found that "despite the fact that 80 percent of the adjuncts who responded said part-time teaching earned them $20,000 a year or less, an overwhelming number said they were satisfied or very satisfied with their jobs." About half said part-time teaching worked well with the other demands on their time and in their lives. Read the whole article here
It has been almost two years since his site's stat counter told one former English major that most new visitors had found his blog because they had searched using the phrase "Ph.D. in English Useless Destroyed My Life."