Drake University

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    DU treats its adjunct instructors quite well. They offer paid opportunities to present research to the faculty ($350) for feedback.

    Cons

    As with every other adjunct situation, compensation is very low: $1000 per credit hour. They only offer work by the semester.

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Great Colleges to Work For, The Chronicle of Higher Education and ModernThink LLC, 2009

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Website www.drake.edu
Headquarters Des Moines, IA
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1881
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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You won't find duck, duck, goose as part of the curriculum at Drake University. The Des Moines, Iowa school provides undergraduate and graduate education programs for some 3,000 students through its six colleges and schools: arts and sciences, business and public administration, education, journalism and mass communications, law, and pharmacy and health sciences. It has a 14-to-1 student-faculty ratio. A private school, Drake University was founded in 1881 with seed money from General Francis Marion Drake, a Civil War general, former Iowa governor, banker, railroad... More

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