Why Faculty Unions Could Destroy Our Universities

“After decades of trying, the Democrat-controlled Wisconsin legislature, with the encouragement of the union-backed governor, passed a statute allowing unionization of faculty in the University of Wisconsin system. Recently the first campus, Superior, voted to unionize their faculty by a 75-5 vote. I believe that ultimately faculty unions will seriously damage public universities in Wisconsin and elsewhere, particularly at ‘flagship’ campuses that produce and require serious faculty research …” (more)

[John F Witte, Minding the Campus, 27 May]

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