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Faculty Travel to Olympia to Further the Cause

On June 2, 2015, a group of faculty travelled to Olympia to meet with lawmakers, discuss policy, and testify in favor of a budget that would allow for a COLA raise and possible local dollar allowances.

This was a successful venture, one in a long process of transformation and change.  On June 2, 2015, a group of faculty travelled to Olympia to meet with lawmakers, discuss policy, and testify in favor of a budget that would allow for a COLA raise and possible local dollar allowances.

This was a successful venture, one in a long process of transformation and change.  

North Seattle College Faculty Senate Resolution in Support of Green River United Faculty Coalition

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]

It's Time to Fund, Support Faculty Salaries

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]

‘Back to school’ like never before

In her September New York Times column, AFT President Randi Weingarten says that going back to school has never looked like it does now. Weingarten explains that because of President Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus, which has been chaotic, contradictory and inept, and the lack of federal guidance and funding, we’re seeing a patchwork of school reopening plans across the country.

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‘Back to school’ like never before

In her September New York Times column, AFT President Randi Weingarten says that going back to school has never looked like it does now. Weingarten explains that because of President Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus, which has been chaotic, contradictory and inept, and the lack of federal guidance and funding, we’re seeing a patchwork of school reopening plans across the country.

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