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Message about Sexual Misconduct

To: Students, Faculty, and Staff
From: Eric D. Isaacs, Provost
Subject: Message about Sexual Misconduct
Date: February 15, 2016
I write to provide an update to my September message regarding how the University is using the results of the 2015 sexual misconduct climate survey to renew our commitment to creating a community free of unlawful harassment, discrimination, and sexual misconduct. 
In response to the survey the University has:

Statement on Diversity and Inclusion

To:  University of Chicago Faculty, Students, and Staff
From:  Robert J. Zimmer, President, and Eric D. Isaacs, Provost
Re:  Statement on Diversity and Inclusion
Date:  November 24, 2015
Cultivating a campus climate that welcomes people of all backgrounds is imperative for the work and the character of the University of Chicago. In the context of the ongoing national conversation about diversity and inclusion on campuses, we are writing to reaffirm the University’s strong commitment to progress on these fundamental issues.

Union Elections Ballot Mailed

To: Non Tenure Track Faculty

Dear Colleagues,

Today the National Labor Relations Board is mailing ballots for the election that will decide whether non-tenure-track academic appointees at the University will be represented by the Service Employees International Union. As an eligible voter in this election, you should receive the ballot through the mail in the next few days.

Election Notice and Updated FAQs

To: Non Tenure Track Faculty

Dear Colleagues,

As reflected in the Notice of Election that you received yesterday, the election determining whether you will be represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) will begin this Friday, Nov. 20, with the mailing of ballots from the National Labor Relations Board. The Provost's Office wanted take this opportunity to address additional questions that have arisen leading up to the election.

Update on Union Election Petition

To: Tenure Track Faculty

Dear Colleagues:

Today I provided updates to the academic appointees whom we had previously contacted concerning the petition that the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) has filed to represent part-time and full-time non-tenure-track academic appointees who teach at the University. See below for my full message to those who are eligible to vote in the upcoming election.