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Members of the faculty union gather before the NIU Board of Trustees meeting Thursday in the corridor outside of Altgeld Hall, Room 315. (Sean Reed | Northern Star)

Faculty union dishes out messages to Freeman before talks resume Thursday

By Bridgette Fox and Sean Reed | December 9, 2022

DeKALB – The United Faculty Alliance (UFA) of the University Professionals of Illinois, Local 4100, the union representing tenured and tenure-track NIU faculty, addressed the Board of Trustees regarding their ongoing collective bargaining talks during...

The Dark Art and Oddities Con will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday at the Altgeld Hall Auditorium.

Board of Trustees, UPI reach bargaining agreement

By Evan Mellon, News Reporter | September 19, 2022

DeKALB — The NIU Board of Trustees reached a full collective bargaining agreement with the University Professionals of Illinois Local 4100 (UPI) on Thursday. This negotiation came to its conclusion after several months of picketing and protests organized...

NIU Faculty members marching from Altgeld Hall to Founders Memorial Library Thursday Sept. 8. This was the third protest organized by faculty members in the past year, all with the goal of securing more equitable contracts for NIU faculty. (Mingda Wu | Northern Star).

Faculty members rally for third time this year

By Colin Kempsell | September 8, 2022

DeKALB — Dozens of faculty members gathered on Thursday in front of the Founders Memorial Library in their most recent rally for equitable income and better contracts from NIU. Organized by the United Faculty Alliance of Northern Illinois University,...