Author: Rutgers AAUP-AFT

Rutgers lagging in attracting qualified, diverse faculty: Hawkesworth

As Black History Month ends, it is an appropriate time to consider who has the opportunity to study and teach at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Rutgers-Newark, which U.S. News and World Report consistently ranks among the most diverse campuses in the nation, is a model of racial, ethnic and gender diversity. But that campus… Read more »

Athletics report prompts comment on budget allocations from Rutgers faculty union

Last Thursday, the athletic consulting company College Sports Solutions (CSS) released a comprehensive 58-page report on Rutgers athletics, which received opposition from the University faculty union. Costing $95,000 to produce, the report provided a summary of the University’s athletic performance ever since joining the Big Ten conference in 2014, according to NJ Advance Media. Athletics officials… Read more »

‘Fed up’ Rutgers Faculty Protest Slow Contract Talks, Threaten To Strike

CARLY SITRIN | DECEMBER 7, 2018 Hundreds of faculty union members picketed meeting of university’s board of governors, frustrated with stagnant wages and months of fruitless bargaining Protesting poor wages for Rutgers faculty and the slow pace of contract negotiations Members of several Rutgers faculty unions say they are “fed up” and are threatening to strike over… Read more »

Oct 31 Picket at Voorhees Mall

Our October 31 informational picket brought out dozens of graduate workers and faculty as we fight the corporatization of Rutgers University. We raised: job security for our most vulnerable workers racial and gendered equity beginning with equitable pay for women, more hiring of faculty of color, more protections for international students union protections for all… Read more »