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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 […]

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All work to count towards final grades

In a campus-wide email sent out on Feb. 6, Provost Susan Edwards stated that all work completed during the strike with substitute instructors will count towards finals grades. “All student work will be credited toward your final class grade,” according to the email. Edwards encouraged students to attend classes and finish all assigned work, as […]

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Tuition refund date extended to Friday

Due to the active faculty union strike at Wright State, the course registration and drop date for a 100 percent refund has been extended for students. “The late registration fee will be waived to assist you if changes to your schedule are necessary,” Susan Edwards, university provost said in a campus-wide email. LATEST: Sports Recap: […]

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WSU Board of Trustees ratify most recent contract offer

The Wright State Board of Trustees voted at today’s meeting to ratify the contract recently proposed to the faculty union (AAUP-WSU). Board members say the ratified contract includes concessions on areas the union previously voiced concern over. “The document makes significant concessions to union demands, but also allows the university to continue on a path […]

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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 […]

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