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July 23, 2014 at 4:45 PM

Antioch adjuncts vote to unionize

Adjunct and contingent faculty at Antioch University, a private nonprofit college in Seattle, have voted to form a union. The vote was 85 to 14 to join Service Employees International Union Local 925. It was not contested by the college, and the results of the all mail-in ballot were announced Wednesday. Union votes at two other Western…

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April 23, 2014 at 3:43 PM

Labor board: Seattle University adjuncts can vote to unionize

The National Labor Relations Board has cleared the way for Seattle University adjuncts and contingent faculty members to vote to form a union — although the decision is likely to be appealed. Some adjuncts are seeking to form a union because of pay inequity and benefits issues. About half of Seattle University’s 700 faculty members are…

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February 29, 2012 at 8:32 PM

Pacific Lutheran University names new president

Pacific Lutheran University has picked a new president, the school announced Wednesday. After a unanimous recommendation from a search committee, the Tacoma school’s board of regents elected Thomas W. Krise, 50, as the school’s 13th president. Krise, who has been dean of the arts and sciences college of the University of the Pacific in…

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