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Infographic Series: The Non-Tenured Majority
Feb 2017

Contingent—also known as adjunct or clinical—faculty are college instructors who are not in a tenure-track position or are at an institution without a tenure system. According to a recent study by AIR’s Delta Cost Project for the TIAA Institute, contingent instructors made up at least half of instructional faculty in 2013 among different types of institutions. 

Find out more in this infographic and don’t miss our companion blog, Trade-offs of Increasing Contingent Faculty, and the rest of AIR’s work on contingent faculty



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