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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.

Union Election Information

To: Graduate Students, Faculty and Academic Appointees
From: Michele Rasmussen, Dean of Students in the University
Subject: Union Election Information
Date: October 10, 2017
As we prepare for the upcoming election to consider a graduate student union at the University of Chicago on October 17 and 18, I want to share with students the updates we have received from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) regarding voting eligibility and logistics.