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Wright State Chief Diversity Officer accepts position with City of Toledo

Wright State Chief Diversity Officer accepts position with City of Toledo

A nationally recognized leader of equity and inclusion and former employee of Wright State University has accepted a new position in Toledo. Matt Boaz, the former chief diversity officer at Wright State, will serve as the director of diversity and inclusion with the City of Toledo, according to an announcement from University President Cheryl Schrader....

Wright State seeks long-term adjunct positions as strike enters third week

Wright State seeks long-term adjunct positions as strike enters third week

As the Wright State faculty strike enters its third week, the university says it will hire long-term adjuncts to fill in for WSU faculty union (AAUP-WSU) members currently on strike. “Wright State has begun posting advertisements for long-term adjuncts as the union’s strike continues. We are looking forward to bringing in more, qualified instructors to...

UPDATED: Board offers final contract, faculty union responds with concessions

UPDATED: Board offers final contract, faculty union responds with concessions

After two weeks of a faculty strike at Wright State, university administrators have proposed new contract terms to faculty members represented by WSU’s faculty union (AAUP-WSU). The offer follows several sessions of negotiations between faculty and administration over the past weeks. “Trustees listened to AAUP executive team members at recent meetings, examined every area of...

DAYTON’S NOT DEAD: DiSalvo’s Deli & Italian Store

DAYTON’S NOT DEAD: DiSalvo’s Deli & Italian Store

KETTERING – A local Italian deli offers a wide selection of upscale, hand-made Italian cuisine. At DiSalvo’s Restaurant and Deli, customers may choose from a wide selection of imported meats, soups, breads, cheeses, salads, desserts, and specials, owner Rinaldo DiSalvo said. DiSalvo’s menu changes every six days, offering customers a dynamic experience like no other....

Faculty strike at Wright State: how we got here

Faculty strike at Wright State: how we got here

A faculty strike at Wright State University has entered its second week with no guaranteed end in sight. Although university administrators have met privately with members of the faculty union (AAUP-WSU), an agreement has not been reached at this time. Given the start of a new semester and questions on behalf of university community members,...

State rules that WSU faculty strike is legal

State rules that WSU faculty strike is legal

COLUMBUS – Ohio’s State Employee Relations Board (SERB) ruled in an emergency hearing today that the faculty strike at Wright State University is legal. The board’s formal determination reads: “SERB finds that the strike is authorized,” according to information provided by AAUP-WSU. Representatives from both university administration and the faculty union, also known as the...

Wright State faculty on strike until further notice

Wright State faculty on strike until further notice

FAIRBORN, OH – On Tuesday morning, Wright State’s faculty union took to various locations across campus to strike against university administration. Protesters convened at 8 a.m., holding picket signs reading “On Strike for Wright” and “#fightingforwright.” Protesting faculty members will not complete work for the university while on strike, according to Rudy Fichtenbaum, chief negotiator...

BREAKING: Administration expresses intent to negotiate next faculty contract

BREAKING: Administration expresses intent to negotiate next faculty contract

Wright State administration has expressed its intent to begin negotiations over the next faculty contract, effective in 2020, if the faculty union withdraws its Unfair Labor Practices (ULP) charge against the university. Wright State General Counsel and Board of Trustees member Larry Chan informed the faculty union that administration is willing to begin negotiations for...