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June 16, 2015

Senators Dick Durbin and Al Franken Introduce Adjunct Student Debt Relief Bill

WASHINGTON, DC –Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Senator Al Franken (D-MN) have introduced legislation that would help adjunct faculty access the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). The Adjunct Faculty Loan Fairness Act of 2015 would make a tremendous impact on the lives of thousands of adjunct and […]
April 15, 2015

MN DAILY: Fight for $15 minimum wage, increased adjunct pay, hits campus

  http://www.mndaily.com/news/politics/2015/04/16/fight-15-minimum-wage-increased-adjunct-pay-hits-campus by BEN FARNIOK and SARAH LENZ More than 600 people gathered outside Dinkytown McDonald’s Wednesday to join low-wage workers across the country rallying to increase the minimum wage.  University of Minnesota students, staff and faculty members also joined protesters for a Tax Day rally that had many people demanding better […]
March 5, 2015

At Capitol, Faculty Press Regents to Honor University Land Grant Mission

March 4, 2015 St. Paul – Faculty, staff, and students from the University of Minnesota showed up at the Capitol on the evening of Wednesday, March 4th to talk to candidates for the U of MN Board of Regents about the importance of soliciting input from faculty and students. As […]