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First bargaining session

This Friday, February 10th, the negotiating committee will sit down with the College administration for our initial bargaining session. The session will take place at 2:30PM in Ladd 207. This session will take place in person, though we hope to be able to provide Zoom access for future sessions. Those planning to attend should RSVP…

The How and Why of Faculty Unions

In US higher education, faculty unions are quickly on the rise. According to one recent report from the Washington Post, faculty at over 120 campus have formed union chapters since 2013, with more than half of those at private schools like Skidmore. But why do academics need a union? For more on that question and on the…

Election Agreement Announcement

Supporters,  Exciting news! After the clear showing of support from non-tenure-track (NTT) and tenure-track faculty at last week’s faculty meeting, the College administration has agreed to withdraw its managerial objection to our union. We’ve reached an election agreement with the College administration, who have insisted that voting be held in the fall from September 12th-26th,…

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