Margaret Mary Vojtko
By now most members will have heard of the recent death of Margaret Mary Vojtko, an adjunct professor who taught French at Duquesne University for 25 years.
- “The Sad Death Of An Adjunct Professor Sparks A Labor Debate.” Claudio Sanchez. NPR (Sept. 22, 2013).
- “An Adjunct’s Death Becomes a Rallying Cry for Many in Academe.” Lindsay Ellis. The Chronicle of Higher Education (Sept. 19, 2013).
- “Professor Gives 25 Years to Teaching, Dies Broke.” Hamilton Nolanlabor. Gawker (Sept. 19, 2013).
- “Woman Who Taught At College For Decades Dies Making Reportedly Less Than $25,000 A Year.” Tyler Kingkade. The Huffington Post (Sept. 19, 2013).
- “#iammargaretmary.” Colleen Flaherty. Inside Higher Ed (Sept. 19, 2013).
- “Death of an adjunct: Margaret Mary Vojtko, an adjunct professor of French for 25 years, died underpaid and underappreciated at age 83.” Daniel Kovalik. Pittsburgh Post Gazetter (Sept. 18, 2013).
Duquesne continues to oppose the unionization of adjunct faculty.