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Faculty Association: UI has options for budget

Faculty Association: UI has options for budget

By Maggie Sullivan

September 16, 2015

University officials continue to express concern over the lack of a state budget in Springfield but the Campus Faculty Association recently made a claim that the shut down in Springfield does not totally affect the University’s financial situation.“The budget show-down in Springfield has made no differen...

Non-unionization best way to preserve University excellence

February 24, 2014

On Feb. 18, the faculty union at the University of Illinois at Chicago campus walked out of their classrooms and onto the picket lines. This action demonstrates beyond a reasonable doubt that the union’s primary concern is not students’ welfare or educational excellence.  The strike is primarily ...

Unionization beneficial to University, promotes affordability

February 13, 2014

Yesterday’s editorial opposing the unionization of faculty at the University of Illinois was disappointing to me as a faculty member and as a parent of two college students.  Apparently, the editors did not attend the recent public meeting of the Campus Faculty Association or read its materials closel...

Faculty unionization would have positive impact on University

February 11, 2014

The Graduate Employees Organization, the union that represents all 2,700 teaching assistants and graduate assistants at the University of Illinois, stands in solidarity with the Campus Faculty Association.  Last week, members of the GEO participated in a lively CFA event, attended by more than 100 faculty and ...