My Story

You are an adjunct hero, Robin Meade! Thank you for telling your story.

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Last week, Robin Meade won a ruling by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals, overturning a district court decision that had dismissed her lawsuit against Moraine Valley Community College in Palos Hills, Illinois.

By Robin Meade

The police chief handed me the envelope stating he had no idea what was in it, he was just the messenger. I took the envelope from him and opened it. I was stunned. Inside was a memo firing me.

I was fired for sending a letter to the League for Innovation in the Community College, criticizing the Moraine Valley Community College administration for treating adjunct faculty as a “disposable resource” and the “chilling effect” on adjuncts who lack job security.

A waterfall of thoughts washed over me. Classes had started earlier that week. I had already connected with them. Wait, I wrote that letter as the president of the adjunct union. How could…

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