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Update: Arbitration Briefs Have Been Filed


This summer, the Negotiating Team (NT) faced an intractable Administration who were determined to lay off substantial numbers of the faculty …

 Not Gone, Not Forgotten


Today is Convocation at The University of Akron - a day where we gather together to look forward to the new year and meet the new students w …

Next Steps


Now that the Chapter membership has rejected the Administration’s last, best offer, we want to give you a summary of the next steps in our …

Akron-AAUP Files a Class Action Grievance


On Thursday, July 30, the Akron-AAUP filed a grievance on behalf of the bargaining unit faculty members on the reduction-in-force (RIF) list …

The University of Akron Hit-List: Who Are We?


By Sue Ramlo On July 15th, 2020, our worlds turned upside down.  Fear-filled discussions about a faculty cut list had been circulating f …
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Today our hearts broke. We stood witness as the University of Akron Board of Trustees - those entrusted with the care and well-being of o …