The North Seattle College Faculty Senate recently issued a Resolution in Support of the Green River United Faculty Coalition during their contract negotiations. By resolution, North Seattle faculty are adding their voice in solidarity and demanding a prompt and equitable resolution of negotiations, and they will be watching with interest as the process at Green River College unfolds. [see complete resolution here]
Feb. 19, 2015 | Auburn Reporter | Guest Opinion, Mark Millbauer, President of United Faculty of Green River
There’s another way.
Our state’s two-year colleges (CTCs) are valuable to our community. They serve as engines bolstering the economy by providing the road to success for thousands of our citizens and others.
But as Green River College President Eileen Ely and Trustee Pete Lewis pointed out last week (“Show your support for higher ed”, guest opinion, Reporter), our colleges are underfunded, and the situation is getting worse. [read more]
The First VNC in President Ely
Below is a comprehensive timeline of the Green River United Faculty's many efforts up until this point. Note two additions:
- On May 12, 2015, a SECOND Vote of No Confidence was overwhelmingly passed by faculty.
- On May 22, 2015, the Green River United Faculty membership authorized the UF Board to call a strike.