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Voice of Allyship to AAUP-WSU from One Non-Union Faculty

BY MARTIN KICH This open letter was posted on the faculty listserve at Wright State by Julie L. Williams, Psy.D., ABPP, a Professor and Board Certified Rehabilitation Psychologist in the Wright Sta…

Source: Voice of Allyship to AAUP-WSU from One Non-Union Faculty

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#fighting4wright at the Ohio Statehouse and ODHE

BY MARTIN KICH On Friday, February 8, more than 75 Wright State AAUP members, members of Students4Faculty, and allies gathered first at the Ohio Statehouse and then at the Ohio Department of Higher…

Source: #fighting4wright at the Ohio Statehouse and ODHE

Letter of Support for AAUP-WSU from the Democratic Caucus of the Ohio House

BY MARTIN KICH Board of Trustees Wright State University 282 University Hall Dayton, Ohio 45435 Feb. 6, 2019   Dear Trustees, As members of the Ohio House of Representatives Democratic Caucus,…

Source: Letter of Support for AAUP-WSU from the Democratic Caucus of the Ohio House

Letter of Support for AAUP-WSU from the Democratic Caucus of the Ohio Senate

BY MARTIN KICH Board of Trustees Wright State University 282 University Hall Dayton, Ohio 45435 February 8, 2019   Dear Trustees, We write in support of the Wright State University faculty who…

Source: Letter of Support for AAUP-WSU from the Democratic Caucus of the Ohio Senate

Photo Scroll: AAUP-Wright State on Strike–Day 1, January 22, 2019 [Outside]

AAUP Members at Wright State’s Lake Campus (which looks as if it is located somewhere north of the Arctic Circle)   Please sign our petition of support and distribute it to your contact …

Source: Photo Scroll: AAUP-Wright State on Strike–Day 1, January 22, 2019 [Outside]

AAUP-WSU Members Vote to Strike against WSU; Strike to Begin January 22

BY MARTIN KICH On Sunday, January 13, AAUP-WSU completed a strike authorization vote in response to the WSU Board of Trustees unilaterally imposing an unfair labor contract on January 4, AAUP-WSU h…

Source: AAUP-WSU Members Vote to Strike against WSU; Strike to Begin January 22

Juxtaposition of the Day: Christmas Edition

BY MARTIN KICH Business Insider reports: Many citizens and businesses around China have reportedly been forbidden to celebrate or put up decorations for Christmas this year. Local authorities appea…

Source: Juxtaposition of the Day: Christmas Edition

Faculty Unions Do Have Allies in Other Unions

BY MARTIN KICH In a previous post, I showed in photos the large turnout of Wright State AAUP members at the October meeting of our board of Trustees. I have also posted the remarks made by two of o…

Source: Faculty Unions Do Have Allies in Other Unions

PERI Analysis of the Affordability of Medicare for All

BY MARTIN KICH One of the biggest issues for just about every AAUP collective-bargaining unit in the country is healthcare costs. Most of our institutions are self-insured, and although good benefi…

Source: PERI Analysis of the Affordability of Medicare for All

Post-Millennials and Higher Ed

BY MARTIN KICH Consider the following chart: The article from which this graphic is taken, “Early Benchmarks Show ‘Post-Millennials’ on Track to Be Most Diverse, Best-Educated Generation Yet,” has …

Source: Post-Millennials and Higher Ed