Tenured and tenure track faculty at University of Illinois-Springfield voted unanimously to ratify their first contract Friday. This comes after 20 months of negotiations and walking out of the classroom earlier this month. The vote comes after the two sides agreed on a contact on May 7th.
UIS United Faculty represents more than one hundred sixty faculty members. It is a chapter of University Professionals of Illinois, Local 4100, which represents faculty, staff, and graduate students at seven public universities in Illinois.