The Vermont Cynic

LTE: Responding to the latest UA articles

Letter to the Editor

February 16, 2018


Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Cynic editors, Thank you for supporting “faculty efforts to raise salaries” and for the two pieces in this week’s Cynic related to United Academics. Both pieces try to summarize UA’s position by pointing to a few numbers in an ad, without any discussion of the hour and a half long forum ...

Faculty union ad deceives students

Faculty union ad deceives students

Staff Editorial

February 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Staff Editorial

Let’s get one thing straight: for what they do, some of the best professors at UVM make nowhere near enough money. Take Rubenstein professor Trish O’Kane, who developed a program that connects young children with nature through birding. Or English professor Major Jackson, poetry editor of the Har...

Faculty negotiations halt: A month later, United Academics and UVM Administration contract talks remain at impasse

Faculty negotiations halt: A month later, United Academics and UVM Administration contract talks remain at impasse

Brandon Arcari, Assistant Breaking News Editor

October 22, 2017


Filed under Headliners, News, Showcase

UVM’s faculty union United Academics has been in a deadlock with the University over a contract dispute about salaries since Sept. 11. The union, which represents roughly 850 full and part-time faculty members, re-negotiates their contract with the University every three years. “After a p...

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