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Results of Graduate Student Union Election

To: Graduate Students, Faculty, and Academic Appointees
From: Daniel Diermeier, Provost
Subject: Results of Graduate Student Union Election
Date: October 19, 2017
Today the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) counted the results from the recent election that allowed select graduate students serving in teaching and research positions to vote on whether they wish to be represented for collective bargaining by the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and the American Association of University Professors (AAUP).

Diversity and Inclusion Initiative

To: Members of the University Community
From: Robert J. Zimmer, President, and Daniel Diermeier, Provost
Subject: Diversity and Inclusion Initiative
Date: October 16, 2017
A salient issue on many university campuses today is a perceived tension between two values that the University of Chicago has long espoused: a deep and foundational commitment to free expression, open discourse, and rigorous inquiry on the one hand; and the importance of the rich diversity of the campus community on the other.