Press Releases

March 31, 2016

University of Minnesota Files Obstructive Court Action in Effort to Delay Faculty Union Vote

University Spending Taxpayer Time & Money to Appeal Clear Ruling by State Agency, Delaying Union Election Process MINNEAPOLIS – Today faculty expressed their disappointment at the decision by the University of Minnesota’s Office of Human Resources to appeal a decision by the State Bureau of Mediation Services (BMS) in the […]
January 20, 2016

U of M Tenured and Contingent Faculty File for Election Today to Form One of Largest Single-Campus Faculty Unions in the Country

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 20, 2016 CONTACT David Zaffrann at 651-238-8944 or david@mnacademics.org to speak with faculty leaders throughout the day   U of M Tenured and Contingent Faculty File for Election Today to Form One of Largest Single-Campus Faculty Unions in the Country Instructional faculty seek stronger voice in university governance to […]
November 12, 2015
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Congressman Ellison, U of M Faculty Call for Increased Federal Research Funding as Researchers Highlight Growing Challenges

Academic researchers who are part of an effort to form a faculty union at the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities campus released a report today that highlights how research suffers from dwindling federal funding and unsupportive University policies, according to a recent survey completed by over 300 research academics on campus.