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November 25, 2015

USC's Non-Tenure Track Professors Take First Step to Unionizing

Big news out of USC today, as over 500 non-tenure track faculty filed a petition for a union election with the National Labor Relations Board. Seeking to... Read More
November 25, 2015

University Lecturers on the Breadline: Is the UK Following in America’s Footsteps?

The Guardian takes a first-hand look at the U.S.' ongoing trend towards the corporatization of higher education, and the real effects of driving down the cost... Read More
November 14, 2015

USG College Affordability Resolution Hits the Mark

Daily Trojan writer Lily Vaughan weighs in on the recent affordability resolution put forth by USG: "The lack of transparency as to where these funds are... Read More
November 4, 2015

New CFO Should Invest Responsibly

The Daily Trojan weighs in on USC's new CFO, and the need to invest in the workers and faculty who make our university great: "As the University grows in... Read More
November 4, 2015

USG Introduces Resolution on College Tuition

In an effort to increase transparency and lower tuition costs, members of USG introduced a resolution on college affordability last night. From the Daily... Read More
November 4, 2015

Tracking the Money: Where Do Your Tuition Dollars Go?

From Annenberg TV News:   "USC collected $1.3 billion in tuition money in 2014, 65% of its total revenue. Most of that money went to employee... Read More
November 4, 2015

Protesters Ask USC: What Are We Paying For?

From Annenberg TV News: "Members of USC Forward, a group of students, faculty and community members fighting for “a better USC”, gathered outside... Read More
October 26, 2015

Outside of USC, Pat Haden Holds More Than a Dozen Roles That Pay at Least a Half-Million Dollars a Year

The LA Times reports: "Haden, whose annual salary and benefit package at USC is $2.5 million, collected about $135,000 combined in annual fees from four... Read More
October 26, 2015

Teaching While Poor: Adjunct Professors and the Fight for Fair Wages

From The Nation, amazing video chronicling the fight for fair wages in higher education: "If there’s one area that isn’t contributing to our historic... Read More
October 26, 2015

A Multigenerational Hit: Student Debt Traps Parents and Kids

From the AP's Josh Boak, more on rising student debt loads and the long term effects on families: "America’s crushing surge of student debt, now at $1.2... Read More

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Huge news! Congrats to Tufts University graduate students who just won their union! ...

Congrats to Tufts University Graduate Employees who just won their union! Welcome to Local 509! read more here: www.seiu509.org/2017/05/18/news-tufts-grad-students-make-history-with-vote-to-join-seiu-local-509/

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