Heroes: Membership Recruitment Blitz Participants

Linda Gazzillo, Sue Tardi, Vince Vicari, Donna Chiera

Local: William Paterson University-AFT

The faculty and professional staff who participated in our Membership Recruitment Blitz: Cristen Beam, Steve Betts, Caesar Castro, Joel Davis, Terry Finnegan, Emma Heaney, Phoebe Jackson, Matthew Kendrick, Weihua Liu, Rey Martinez, John Mason, Judy Matthew, John Parras, Robert Rosen, Cindy Simon, Chris Weber, Chriss Williams, Martha Witt

These local heroes are rank and file faculty and professional staff who volunteered hours of their time to help increase our membership and keep our union strong.…

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2018-2020 Election Results

On Saturday, the following officers were elected for the term July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2020.

Donna Chiera, President
Sue Tardi, Executive VP Higher Education
Rob Barbier, Executive VP PreK-12
Jennifer Higgins, Treasurer
Lucye Millerand, Secretary

Michael Backo
Christopher Canik
Leslie Correa
Carol Graff
Michael Iovino
Jerry Moore
Patricia Paradiso
Robin Pinckney-St.…

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Beyond Signs And Slogans: What Does Rutgers’ Adjunct Faculty Want?

Carly Sitrin, NJ Spotlight

Part-time lecturers are asking for pay equity, affordable healthcare, and job security. Rutgers says it can’t afford to fund those requests

Part-time professors and contingent faculty at Rutgers University make up 70 percent of the teaching staff but some part-timers are paid significantly less than the tuition of a single student. This group is arguing it is unfairly treated by the university system and has ramped up its efforts to garner public support for its plight.…

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