This Wednesday, adjunct faculty across the country will be participating in a national walk-out day. Here at OU, there will be local event entitled "OU Beautiful Adjunct Party" from 10am to 4pm on Wednesday February 25 at the United Campus Ministries (18 N. College Street). The event will feature a range of speakers and an open mic, along with snacks and hot drinks. Come show your solidarity and support for one of the key issues facing academics in particular and the educational system as a whole.
We, the undersigned faculty members of Ohio University, support the right of students on our campus to pursue collective bargaining, in their capacity as employees. The right to bargain collectively should be respected by the administration and should be recognized as an expression of democratic citizenship. We hope that the administration will not intervene or obstruct any attempts at unionization on the part of students at our university.
A really important break in the fight for student freedom of speech on campus. As Conor Morris reports for The Athens News:
Ohio University on Monday signed a settlement pact in which it agrees to revise several policies in the Student Code of Conduct as the end result of a First Amendment lawsuit from an OU student challenging that policy.
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