Fed up N.J. college professors, union members demand better contracts in statewide protest

Kudisch, NJ Advance Media for NJ.com

Dozens of adjunct professors, professional staff members, and supporters gathered at Montclair State University — at even more at other colleges across the state on Wednesday afternoon— to protest for a better deal for adjunct professors and union members.

“We are the most vulnerable, because we’re hired semester by semester, with no job security,” said Mary Wallace, the local president of the adjunct faculty bargaining unit at Montclair State University.

“To quote our council president, imagine a public school district where 50 percent of the teachers are temporary contract workers who might not return next semester,” she said to the crowd, speaking into a megaphone.

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