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Wright State Faculty Ends One of the Longest Strikes at a Public University in U.S. History

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  1. alyaza Link
    props to these folks: not props to this unbelievable financial mismanagement and the people behind it: i'm not exactly an expert on university finances, but that feels like a ridiculous amount of...

    props to these folks:

    Striking faculty spent 20 days on the picket lines in freezing temperatures, demanding better healthcare coverage, workload policies and pay bumps. The professors were joined by union members, local politicians, students and community members. After the university’s administration and faculty union reached a tentative contract, the striking faculty members returned to class Monday.

    not props to this unbelievable financial mismanagement and the people behind it:

    Wright State University has faced financial problems after burning through $131 million of its reserves in the span of five years. The administration claimed cuts in faculty benefits were financially necessary, but faculty members fought back, saying professors and their students shouldn’t pay the consequences for administrative fiscal mismanagement.

    i'm not exactly an expert on university finances, but that feels like a ridiculous amount of money to burn through in five years for a not-particularly-prestigious university of 15,000 students.

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