Marquette faculty: New breed of working poor?

So are our Catholic colleges and univesities providing just wages to their faculty? The ranks of adjunct professors have mounted rapidly and they are a new breed of "working poor," says Marquette University Professor of Christian Ethics Daniel C. Maguire. Story reported this week in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

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