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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: An Open Letter to Georgetown’s Adjunct Faculty

To Georgetown Adjunct Faculty: I am a member of the adjunct faculty union bargaining team. I was also a member of the team that produced the first contract in 2014. I recommend that you vote “Yes” on the new union contract with Georgetown. This proposal raises the pay per course[Read More…]

by November 8, 2017 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
A group of six adjunct professors delivered a petition Friday to the president’s office. Among those who met with Chief of Staff Joe Ferrara, left, were Kishan Yerubandi, Kerry Danner-McDonald (COL ’93), Camille Gaskin-Reyes and Monica Arruda de Almeida.

Adjunct Petition Demands Wage Increase, Improved Status for More Than 1,000 Faculty

A group of six adjunct faculty delivered a petition Friday to Georgetown University President John J. DeGioia calling for increased wages, health care and access to university resources as five-monthlong negotiations approach their Oct. 31 deadline, when the current contract expires. Georgetown has not offered sufficient financial concessions to the[Read More…]

by October 27, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Value Faculty, Protect Union

Georgetown’s original collective bargaining agreement with the Service Employees International Union Local 500 is set to expire June 30. Since the contract was first ratified in October 2014, adjunct professors — who are more professionally and economically vulnerable than full-time tenured faculty — have seen improvements in compensation and new[Read More…]

by April 21, 2017 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
A Conversation With President John DeGioia

A Conversation With President John DeGioia

University President John J. DeGioia has spent virtually his entire adult life on the Hilltop, and under his leadership, Georgetown has launched two major fundraising campaigns, expanded campus facilities dramatically and adapted academics to the new millennium. But DeGioia doesn’t do many interviews, and we were pleased to finally speak with him[Read More…]

by March 6, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Admin Size Holds Steady

While many private universities nationwide are rapidly growing their administrations, Georgetown is bucking the trend with just a 1.5 percent increase in its full-time staff-to-faculty ratio between the years 2003 and 2011. Among member schools of the Consortium on Financing Higher Education, a group of 33 of Georgetown’s peer institutions,[Read More…]

by March 4, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Labor Network Honors GU for Fair Labor Practices

The Catholic Labor Network discussed the continued efforts of student activists and Georgetown University’s fair treatment of adjunct professors Feb. 1 when the university was recognized by the CLN as a model of fair labor and fair labor advocacy. The panel, which included members of the university’s Advisory Committee on[Read More…]

by February 28, 2014 0 comments City News, News

Adjunct Union Pursues Contracts

Following the successful unionization of Georgetown’s adjunct professors in May, the Services Employees International Union Local 500 union has been working with the university to develop a revised contract for the spring semester. SEIU Local 500, which also represents adjuncts at American University and The George Washington University, is optimistic[Read More…]

by September 27, 2013 0 comments City News, News
Adjuncts to Vote on Union

Adjuncts to Vote on Union

Service Employees International Union Local 500, which serves adjunct professors at American University and The George Washington University, filed a motion to vote to represent adjunct faculty at Georgetown last Friday, bringing adjuncts here one step closer to unionization. In a meeting held March 21, union representatives announced that at[Read More…]

by March 26, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News

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by January 18, 2013 0 comments The Guide

Adjuncts Consider Unionizing

Building on its success in unionizing adjunct faculty members at The George Washington University and American University, officials of the Service Employees International Union Local 500 Coalition of Academic Labor have begun marshalling support for a similar union at Georgetown. According to Kip Lornell, vice president for higher education at SEIU Local 500, the union[Read More…]

by November 6, 2012 0 comments Campus News