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February 25, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

Students and locals rally for IC contingent faculty unions

By The Ithacan | Feb 24, 2017

Students from Ithaca College and members of the Tompkins County Workers’ Center rallied for the second time this week to support the contingent faculty unions.

Letter to the Editor: Lecturer believes strike vote may be invalid

By | Feb 21, 2017

But, the Union leaders broke one of the fundamental laws of the playing field: they made their own rules, and told everyone something else.

Cornell graduate student union supports IC contingent faculty

We recognize that all labor actions by our colleagues and professors at Ithaca College are actions against the corporatization of higher education in the US.

Faculty unions rally to send a message to prospective students

By | Feb 20, 2017

Students held a sit-in to support contingent faculty at Ithaca College, while the Tompkins County Workers’ Center held a rally outside on Feb. 20.

Editorial: Students should support unions in potential strike

By The Ithacan | Feb 15, 2017

If it must come down to it, the campus community should support contingent professors if they go on strike.

Open Letter: Jewish studies program stands with union

Our teaching needs, and therefore our students’ interests, are best served by faculty working under just conditions.

Open Letter: Chemistry department supports faculty unions

Ithaca College and our department depend on their work every semester and this need is not likely to diminish in the foreseeable future.

IC contingent faculty vote to authorize strike

By | Feb 14, 2017

The Ithaca College part-time lecturers and full-time contingent faculty members voted today to authorize the IC Contingent Faculty Union to call for any action up to a strike.

Contingent faculty union provides update on negotiations

The following presents a summary of the compensation model for part-time faculty that the union has proposed to the IC administration.

Open Letter: Women’s and gender studies program supports union

In Women’s and Gender Studies, we are entirely dependent on part-time faculty to cover our primary courses.

Open Letter: Art history department supports contingent faculty

The Department of Art History writes to express our deep appreciation and support for our part-time and contingent faculty members.

Commentary: College’s inclusivity commitment hypocritical

By | Feb 11, 2017

While administrators claim that they strive to make this campus a more inclusive community, they easily expose their hypocrisy when they neglect their own faculty members and students.