A Message on Faculty – Graduate Employee Relationships by Professor Robert Johnston and Dr. Tom Alter

In a week, University of Chicago graduate employees will vote whether to unionize. Giving more power to grad workers frightens a few faculty members and most administrators, who claim that unions disrupt the harmonious relationship between faculty and their students. Happily, we can attest that graduate student unions do not harm the advisor/advisee relationship. The … More A Message on Faculty – Graduate Employee Relationships by Professor Robert Johnston and Dr. Tom Alter

Solidarity with DACA Recipients and All Immigrants Facing State Violence

Graduate Students United stands in solidarity with DACA recipients and all immigrants facing state violence. We reiterate the demands made in our February petition urging the administration to protect immigrant students, while acknowledging that progress has been made on addressing some of these demands. Be sure to follow the University of Chicago Coalition for Immigrant … More Solidarity with DACA Recipients and All Immigrants Facing State Violence

GSU Stands in Solidarity with University of Puerto Rico Student and Faculty Members on strike

Graduate Students United at the University of Chicago (AFT/AAUP) stands in solidarity with striking student and faculty members across the University of Puerto Rico system as they fight against austerity measures that threaten access to public and high-quality higher education in the island. … More GSU Stands in Solidarity with University of Puerto Rico Student and Faculty Members on strike

We Stand Together with the Students, Faculty, and Staff of Central European University (Budapest, Hungary)

Graduate Students United at the University of Chicago (AFT/AAUP) stand in solidarity with the staff, students, and faculty of Central European University (CEU) in Budapest, Hungary, against efforts by the Fidesz government to close the university. … More We Stand Together with the Students, Faculty, and Staff of Central European University (Budapest, Hungary)