Matt Pollari

September 5, 2017

Announcement of Ruling from the MN Court of Appeals Regarding Classification of Faculty

Dear Colleagues, Welcome to the new school year. We’re writing because this morning the Minnesota Court of Appeals reached a ruling regarding whether or not the Bureau of Mediation Service’s decision that contingent instructors holding the titles of (sr) teaching specialist and (sr) lecturer should be included in the faculty […]
May 18, 2017

Adjunct Faculty at St. Catherine University (St. Kate’s) File for Union Election

Adjunct faculty at St. Paul university join wave of organizing in Twin Cities to improve higher education for students and faculty St. Paul – Adjunct faculty at St. Catherine University (St. Kate’s) filed cards this morning to trigger a union election to join the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 284. The […]
November 24, 2016
Augsburg campus

STAR TRIBUNE: Adjunct faculty at Augsburg approve union

Adjunct instructors at Augsburg College have voted to form a union, joining a national movement to improve pay and working conditions for part-time faculty, organizers announced Wednesday. The union will represent more than 200 part-time instructors — but not tenured faculty — at the private Minneapolis liberal arts college, organizers said.