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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Outgoing Faculty Senate President Baron Reed. Faculty Senate earlier this month approved a resolution requesting the University move toward multi-year contracts for non-tenure eligible faculty.

Faculty Senate asks University to move toward multi-year contracts, provide earlier appointment decisions for NTE faculty

June 25, 2019

Faculty Senate approved a resolution proposed by Non-Tenure Eligible Committee earlier this month requesting the University better support non-tenure eligible faculty in contract renewals. The resolution,...

Elsa Alvaro, right, and Baron Reed, left. Alvaro, the chair of the NTE committee, said a position in the Provost’s Office to support NTE faculty was necessary to  “harmonize” the disparity of policies and practices across schools.

Faculty Senate asks Provost’s Office to create position supporting non-tenure eligible faculty

April 15, 2019

Faculty Senate voted last week in favor of a resolution asking the Provost’s Office to explore creating a position to support faculty not eligible for tenure, a role cut last year as part of the University-wide...

A doctoral student rallies for NTE faculty unionization in 2017. The bid to form a union eventually failed Tuesday when formerly contested ballots were counted, and only two of the 25 voted in favor.

Looking back at NU faculty efforts to form non-tenure eligible union

October 10, 2018

A two-year long struggle to form a non-tenure eligible faculty union failed Tuesday after a final tally was completed by the National Labor Relations Board. Since NTE faculty first filed for the unionization...

Communication Prof. Robert Hariman speaks during Wednesday’s Faculty Senate. At the meeting, Senate voted to support non-tenure eligible faculty.

Faculty Senate votes to support non-tenure eligible faculty, avoid unionization involvement

April 19, 2018

Faculty Senate voted during its Wednesday meeting to support non-tenure eligible faculty without getting involved in unionization efforts, after a contentious debate regarding an amendment that would recommend...

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