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Leap of Faith

Deciding to unionize alongside part-timers could have backfired on Notre Dame de Namur’s tenured and tenure-track faculty members. Here’s how it didn’t.
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An Inconvenient Adjunct

Barnard English instructor of 17 years, who helped bring a union to campus, no longer has a job there, and she blames the contract for allowing it.
Opinion

‘Running Out the Clock’ on Grad Unions?

Graduate student union bids at private institutions have succeeded, flopped and been challenged since a major NLRB decision last summer -- but none thus far has resulted in a contract for student workers.

NLRB: Resident Advisers May Unionize

Decision by board official clears way for election at George Washington University, but issue could end up in court.

Cut to the Core

University that locked out its faculty in the fall is now telling professors they must shrink the core curriculum within a year and make do without majors such as philosophy and math.

Collective Bargaining in the Crosshairs

Iowa lawmakers push bill to severely restrict collective bargaining by employees in higher education.
Opinion

Collision Course

The lockout at Long Island University reflects the widening gap between college administrators and faculty members, even as today’s complex and challenging environment calls for renewed collaboration, writes Richard A. Greenwald.
Opinion

Unmanageable Quagmire or Elegant Distinction?

Natasha Baker analyzes the potential impact of the ruling by the National Labor Relations Board on graduate assistants' right to unionize at Columbia University.