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I am disappointed in the university’s response to unionization efforts by PLU contingent faculty. Given PLU 2020’s emphasis on an intensified university commitment to diversity, justice and sustainability, the administration’s recent efforts to block a union vote seem especially ironic. The right to...

Many have now heard of the contingent faculty organizing to form a union on Pacific Lutheran University’s campus.  Indeed, many may well have read or watched the interviews with faculty (tenured, tenure-track and contingent).The creation of a contingent union came about as the result of months of hard work and discussion by your contingent professors as a means to gain...