Non-Tenured and Adjunct Faculty – State Benefits

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HB 5445 amends multiple statutes to require the board of trustees of each public university and community college district to provide state benefits, including health insurance and pension benefits, for adjunct faculty teaching a combined 50% workload at any combination of public higher education institutions. HB 5445 also makes other changes.

HB 5445 takes effect immediately upon becoming law.

HB 5445 is identical to SB 3766 of the 101st General Assembly.

Representative Nicholas K. Smith