Monthly Archives: November 2016

Respect for Differing Perspectives on Unionization

The following message was sent by Dean Paula McClain to all master’s and Ph.D. students in The Graduate School.  Dear students, As you know, the SEIU has filed a petition asking for an election to determine whether master’s and Ph.D. students at The Graduate School want to form a union. Last week, President Brodhead wrote… Read More »

Rights of Graduate Students

A number of comments and specific questions have been raised about the SEIU’s organizing tactics and the related rights of graduate students. In particular, we have been asked if the union organizers who work for the SEIU can come on campus, or even into graduate student work spaces and University classrooms, in order to communicate with… Read More »