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UIS United Faculty votes for potential strike

Megan Swett, Editor-in-Chief

April 14, 2017

Filed under Academics, Campus News, News

News broke on April 14 that UIS Faculty United voted for the ability to call strike. While this vote does not immediately implement a strike, it provides union leaders the option. The vote comes after 19 months of contract...

SGA adopts nine new resolutions in one of their last meetings

Megan Swett, Editor-in-Chief

April 12, 2017

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives

Nearing the end of their term – which officially closes on April 30 – the SGA adopted nine different resolutions in Sunday night’s meeting. Several resolutions were discussed with brevity, as a lack of attendance and parliamentary...

New resolution debates and potential policy changes

Megan Swett, Editor-in-Chief

April 12, 2017

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives

The Campus Senate debated a new resolution last Friday. Resolution 46-16, proposed by legal studies professor Deborah Anthony, called for a more finite review process for non-tenure track faculty. At the center of the debate...

Chancellor Koch addresses Campus Senate

Megan Swett, Editor-in-Chief

March 30, 2017

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives

Chancellor Susan Koch addressed the Campus Senate at their meeting last Friday, speaking for roughly one hour about national, state, and campus-oriented topics of interest. On the national level, Koch spoke about the current...

SGA elections approach

Megan Swett, Editor-in-Chief

March 30, 2017

Filed under Campus News, Journal Archives, Student Affairs

Elections for the 2017-2018 Student Government Association term are fast approaching. Students elected to serve on SGA will begin their term on April 30 and will serve through April 30, 2018. Most of the current positions will...

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