HomeHigher EdNEWS BRIEFS: Why Are Yale Grad Assistants On A Hunger Strike? NEWS BRIEFS: Why Are Yale Grad Assistants On A Hunger Strike? by Future U/ May 10, 2017/ Higher Ed, Neoliberalism, News Briefs, Society/ No Comments/ “Yale relies on graduate students and other low-paid contingent faculty to teach. Contingent faculty make up about 70% of teachers in U.S. higher ed.” Read more here. Tweet Pin It About The Author Future U Related Posts NEWS BRIEFS: In 2014, 48 Universities Spent Nearly a Billion Dollars — On Athletic Facilities by Future U/ NEWS BRIEFS: Campus Study Reveals Disturbing Results About Sexual Assaults by Future U/ PERSPECTIVES: Overcoming Freshman Fear Of Failure by Future U/ NEWS BRIEFS: Differential Graduation Rates Among African American College Students by Future U/ Leave a Reply Cancel reply Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.