The Daily Illini

Students should back nontenure-track faculty strike

By Gabriel Costello, Columnist

August 9, 2016


Filed under Columns, Opinions

The non-tenure-track faculty union is on strike, an action that comes after 18 months of contract negotiation with the University’s administration. More than 500 University faculty members are without tenure. This means that their employment is up for grabs at the conclusion of each academic yea...

Academic senate discusses new procedures for faculty appointments

By Christin Watkins

November 17, 2015


Filed under News

The academic senate discussed a new system for reviewing tenured faculty appointments at its meeting Monday evening.The Committee on University Statutes and Senate Procedures recommended that the Board of Trustees delegate its responsibility of reviewing tenured faculty appointments to the president...

Faculty unionization would have positive impact on University

February 11, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

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 ...