Bargaining News

Tentative Agreement on New Ranks August 6th, 2014

August 07, 2014

On behalf of the AAUP Collective Bargaining Team, I’m pleased to announce that we reached agreement with PSU administration over salaries for the new Non-Tenure Track Faculty ranks as well as the procedures for re-ranking procedures. read more >

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Adjunct professors fight for crumbs on campus

August 25, 2014

We are the stoop laborers of higher education: adjunct professors. read more >


Oregon AG fires back in PERS legal challenge

August 29, 2014

Two bills passed in the Oregon Legislature last year were not a breach of contract with government employees because they cut benefits under the Public Employees Retirement System that were never written into contracts at all, according to the brief the State of Oregon filed before the Oregon Supreme Court earlier this week. read more >


Why August Is the Cruelest Month

August 29, 2014

If T.S. Eliot had become a tenured professor, he would never have insisted April was the cruelest month. As those of us in the liberal arts know, it is August. read more >