Date: May 9th, 2014


Letter to the Editor: Vote no on this hurried unionization effort

At last week’s Macalester Staff and Faculty Appreciation Luncheon, I, along with several other long term contingent faculty, were recognized for our years of service to the college, our students and fellow employees. I was thrilled to take my turn standing up and being publicly thanked by my colleagues. I’m wrapping up my first decade…


Letter to the Editor: Vote no on the union vote

I am a long-tenured full professor. Surprisingly, I will be able to vote on whether the Service Employees International Union should represent the “contingent faculty.” This is because I signed a contract to work part-time the year after next as part of Macalester’s phased retirement program and have resigned my tenure as of the end…