Adjunct professors work hard, but don’t always get paid well for it. A 2012 American Community Survey conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau found that 22% of part-time faculty nationwide live below the poverty line. Other studies estimate that the percentage of adjuncts earning poverty-level wages might be even higher ...
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Todd holds multiple degrees including a Master’s in Information Systems from the University of San Francisco, a Master’s in Telecommunications Management from Golden Gate University, an MBA from the University of Phoenix, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona.
In his professional career, Todd was Senior Vice President of worldwide sales at a Denver-based software company and previously held management positions at Cisco Systems, Lucent Technologies, and AT&T. In 2014, he co-founded the Vail Centre, a nonprofit learning organization focused on higher education for mid-career professionals.
Dustin holds a Ph.D. in Global Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Entrepreneurial Leadership from Regent University, an MBA from Regis University, and a bachelor’s degree with focus on Marketing and Economics from Colorado State University. Dustin is also a researcher within the field of disruptive innovations.
Dustin’s professional career includes leading dozens of startups, non-profits and for-profits. He teaches, lectures, and facilitates entrepreneurial studies at the undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate levels. In addition, he works closely with community governments on developing entrepreneurial ecosystems and mentors small business owners on their pursuits.
It’s hard to believe it, but getting a Ph.D. is no longer a surefire way to become a tenured professor. Reports from 2014-’15 reveal that roughly one in five (or fewer) doctorate students with Ph.Ds secure a tenure track position at a college or university within the first year of ...