ERIC Number: ED432203
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-Jan
Directory of Faculty Contracts and Bargaining Agents in Institutions of Higher Education. Volume 23.
Hurd, Richard; Foerster, Amy; Johnson, Beth Hillman
This directory provides detailed data on unionization activities among college and university faculty in 1996 in the United States and Canada. Highlights indicate that academic unions now represent 250,716 professors, an increase of 1.8 percent from the previous year; there are now 509 bargaining agents on 1,097 campuses (92 are at private colleges); and 12 collective bargaining elections took place during 1996, nine of which resulted in new bargaining agents. Most of the document consists of data tables. These include: (1) faculty contracts and bargaining agents by individual U.S. institution; (2) adjunct faculty contracts and bargaining agents by individual U.S. institution; (3) graduate employee bargaining agents by individual U.S. institution; (4)faculty collective bargaining by individual Canadian institution; and (5) a summary of elections in 1996 by individual U.S. institution. An additional 18 data tables provide statistical analyses covering recognized faculty bargaining agents in two- and four-year institutions, 1997; faculty bargaining agents and collective bargaining agreements in two- and four-year institutions, 1974-1996; public and private campuses represented by recognized faculty bargaining agents, 1997; summary of decertifications; college closings; and bargaining agents cited in this directory.(DB)
Descriptors: Adjunct Faculty, Collective Bargaining, College Faculty, Contracts, Elections, Higher Education, Statistical Analysis, Tables (Data), Teaching Assistants, Unions
National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions, Baruch College, CUNY, 17 Lexington Ave., New York, NY 10010 ($45).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: City Univ. of New York, NY. Bernard Baruch Coll. National Center for the Study of Collective Bargaining in Higher Education and the Professions.
Note: For the previous directory, see ED 409 813.